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IPhone 5 hoopla builds as store sales near [Google+ Hangout]

September 17, 2012|By Salvador Rodriguez

The iPhone 5 is four days away from hitting stores and already some are camping out and waiting in line.

Apple is saying the iPhone 5's first day of pre-orders drew twice as many orders as that of the iPhone 4 with more than 2 million iPhone 5s bought. AT&T also said the iPhone 5 broke its single day and weekend sales records.

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Record sales are bolstering the Cupertino, Calif., company's shares, which hit $700 in after-hours trading after closing at $699.80.

And with even more iPhone 5s set to be purchased Friday when the device officially rolls out, Apple's share price could keep climbing. Join us as we discuss all the flurry over the iPhone 5. 

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