AT&T sold more than 200,000 the iPhone 4S in the first 12 hours and said it had seen “extraordinary demand,” reports “Reuters” (

The latest version of the smartphone was unveiled Oct. 4 and is available for pre-order only. It officially goes on sale Friday, Oct. 14.

The previous generation of the smartphone, the iPhone 4, was the fastest-selling mobile in Apple’s history, with 1.7 million devices selling in the first three days. However, unlike then, the new iPhone 4S is now also available on Verizon and Sprint in the U.S.