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Pre-orders in China exceeded 5 million across multiple platforms on Friday, the first day the tech giant started taking orders, the South China Morning Post reported. Apple’s official store on JD.com, China’s largest online retailer, received more than 3 million pre-orders alone, surpassing iPhone 12 pre-orders, SCMP reported.

Well, the number 13 is apparently considered lucky in Chinese. From https://www.lindamandarin.com.sg/blog/why-is-the-number-13-l...

But let’s come back to the number 13. Why it is considered lucky by Chinese people?
Well, in words it means “assured growth” or “definitely vibrant” in Chinese. That’s why this number is considered very lucky in Chinese, unlike its perception in the western world.
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