iPhone 5 sets AT&T sales record

AT&T announced in a press release Monday the iPhone 5 set an all-time sales record.

The Dallas-based company says since the smartphone's launch Friday, it has become the fastest selling iPhone the company has ever offered.

Customers ordered more iPhones from AT&T on Friday and the over the weekend than any previous model sold.

The iPhone 5, announced September 12th by Apple, features a larger 4" screen, LTE coverage and an improved camera among other features. 

The iPhone 5 goes on sale at retail locations Friday, September 21st.