iPhone 5 launch had huge impact on U.S. economy

The handset has brought an impact of about $75 billion into the U.S. economy in 2012.

According to BGR, more than 5 million iPhone 5s were sold in the first three days after the launch and Apple sold 27 million units in the device’s debut quarter.

Mobile Future’s 2012 Mobile Year in Review captures “the most remarkable moments” of the past year in terms of mobile technology and smartphones in a video.

One noteworthy point included in the clip is the idea that the iPhone 5 sales alone could move the entire $15 trillion U.S. economy by up to half a percent.

Watch the video below: