Apple sells 1 million iPads
As the 3G model hits the market, total sales for the iPad surpass the 1 million mark, Apple says. Plus: 12 million app downloads.
Apple on Monday said it sold its 1 millionth iPad last Friday with the introduction of the iPad 3G model.
The company didn't say how many iPads of each model were sold, but we do know that on April 8 during the iPhone OS 4 event, Apple CEO iPad, known as the Wi-Fi-only model for its most notable , hit the market April 3., so sales have remained brisk. The first model of the
Ahead of Apple's announcement, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said he believesin its opening weekend of sales. In fact, many of the Apple retail stores that Munster checked on Sunday afternoon had already sold out of the 3G models.
In all, it took Apple 28 days to reach the 1 million mark in iPad sales. The company also said that iPad customers have downloaded over 12 million apps and more than 1.5 million e-books from the iBookstore since the launch on April 3.