Apple has revealed that it has received more than 1 million pre-orders for its next-generation smartphone, the iPhone 4S, in just 24 hours.
According to a statement from the Cupertino-based company, the iPhone 4 held the previous single day pre-order record at 600,000.
The new smartphone retains the case and 'retina' display of of the iPhone 4 but uses a dual-core 1GHz Apple A5 processor and is available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models.
One of the key talking points of the new phone was Siri, a voice-controlled 'digital assistant'.
The phone also includes a beefed up camera, with a resolution of 8 megapixels and a f/2.4 aperture lens; as well as taking stills, the phone can record Full HD (1080p) video.