Apple sold 3 million iPads in three days



Apple has just released via a press release announced that 3 million iPads have been sold since the iPad mini and fourth generation iPad went on sale. When the third generation iPad hit the market in March 2012 there were 1.5 million in the first weekend Wi-Fi-only models sold.Only the Wi-Fi versions of the iPad and iPad mini fourth generation are currently on sale, the 4G models will follow in a few weeks. With this product launch, the new iPads immediately in 34 countries, while in previous cases had to wait for the second round.

For comparison:

  • Spring 2010: 1 million iPads in 28 days
  • Spring 2011: 1 million iPads in 3 days
  • Spring 2012: 3 million iPads in 3 days (including 1.5 million Wi-Fi models, sales started in 10 countries)
  • Autumn 2012: 3 million iPads in 3 days (Wi-Fi models, sales started in 34 countries)


Chart via MacStories. Data excludes sales for the new models.

Apple has not said how the relationship between the iPads sold, so we do not know whether the iPad mini was once extra fashionable than the iPad four. It’s authentic that the iPad mini in lots of instances used to be quick bought out, whereas the iPad four additionally right through the weekend used to be nonetheless to be had. Later this 12 months, the brand new iPads in lots of extra nations, together with mainland China.

Analyst Gene Munster anticipated that Apple between 1 and 1.5 million iPad minis would promote within the first three days. Now the mixed gross sales are recognized, Munster thinks that it 2-2500000 iPad minis goes. The clicking unlock reviews that the iPad mini is just about offered out.

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