iPhone 4SThe goes on sale 8am BST on this coming 14 October. has announced pre-orders of its 4S topped one million in a single day, surpassing the previous record of 600,000 held by the iPhone 4.

The iPhone 4S was made available for at 8am on Friday 7 October, though there were one or two teething problems with the pre-ordering system, as Macworld reported.

“We are blown away with the incredible customer response to iPhone 4S,”

said , Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing.

“The first day pre-orders for iPhone 4S have been the most for any new product that Apple has ever launched and we are thrilled that customers love iPhone 4S as much as we do.”

The iPhone 4S will be available through all of Apple's 33 retail stores from 8am BST on Friday 14 October, as well as stores belonging to the UK's five main network operators, Best Buy, Carphone Warehouse and Phones4U.

via MacWorld UK