MIAMI ( – AT&T is celebrating the most successful launch of an iPhone model to date.

The mobile carrier says 200,000 iPhone 4S’ were sold in the pre-order in just the first 12 hours, according to CNET.

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“AT&T has seen extraordinary demand for iPhone 4S with more than 200,000 preorders in the first 12 hours alone, the most successful iPhone launch we’ve ever had,” a company spokesperson said in a statement.

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The sale started out rather bumpy though, with many customers complaining about the inability to process eligibility through AT&T and Apple online sites.

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Apple, Verizon and Sprint have not released their sales figures.