iPhone 6S and 6S Plus sales set an opening weekend record

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Apple is finally giving hard numbers again — and they're fairly impressive.

Apple announced early Monday that it sold "more than" 13 million iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus devices in its opening weekend, setting a new launch record for the company.

Last year, Apple said opening weekend sales for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus topped 10 million.

“Sales for iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results in Apple’s history,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a typically rah-rah statement. The 6S and 6S Plus went on sale in stores Sept. 25.

The Cupertino-based company had been uncharacteristically vague earlier this month in announcing pre-sale figures for the new line of iPhones, simply saying it was "on pace" to beat

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