Apple sells 300,000 iPads on first day
April 5, 2010
More than 300,000 iPads were sold last Saturday, the first day they were available for sale. [Los Angeles Times]
Users also downloaded more than 1 million apps for the device and 250,000 e-books.
The second series of 3G-ready iPads debuts later this month.
“The iPad is going to be a game-changer,” said Apple CEO Steve Jobs. “IPad users, on average, downloaded more than three apps and close to one book within hours of unpacking their new iPad.
In contrast, in 2007, it took Apple 74 days to sell 1 million of the original iPhones.