iPad 3 Sales: 3 Million in 4 Days
Apple just had its most successful iPad launch ever.
iPad 3, aka The New iPad, was launched on Friday at 8AM, and its sales are doing great. Apple announced today, Monday March 19, on how many iPads were sold over the weekend:
“The new iPad is a blockbuster with three million sold―the strongest iPad launch yet,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Customers are loving the incredible new features of iPad, including the stunning Retina display, and we can’t wait to get it into the hands of even more customers around the world this Friday.”
The Apple tablet growth is accelerating an an incredible pace:
- Apple sold over 300,000 of the original iPad on launch day
- It took Apple 80 days to sell 3 million of the original iPad
- In the quarter of iPad 2 launch, Apple sold 4.69 million iPad and iPad 2 in three months, this was when the supply was severely constrained
iPad 3 is launching in more countries this Friday. Congrats to Apple CEO Tim Cook for successful iPhone 4S and iPad 2 launches.