Map Problems Not Affecting Demand for iPhone 5

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Problems with Apple Inc.'s new maps feature have been well publicized and reported over the past week, but Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu says demand for the iPhone 5 remains "robust."

Apple released an update to its iPhone and iPad operating system last month that replaced Google Maps with Apple's own map application. But users quickly complained that the new software offered fewer details, lacked public transit directions and misplaced landmarks, among other problems.