In less than 3 months, Apple has sold 3 million iPads, the company announced Tuesday.
For those keeping score at home, that's 3 million in 80 days, and 1 million sold in the last 20 days alone. Apple announced after 60 days thatof the touch-screen tablets. It took Apple 28 days to .
The company is already blowing past the early expectations of Wall Street. One analystwould be sold in the first year.
Apple is clearly enjoying its success, but it also appears to be setting for itself a tough standard. For the iPad to continue to be considered a success, will Apple have to maintain 1 million iPads sold per month?
In a statement Apple CEO Steve Jobs said that the iPad will be available in nine more countries in the next month, which could certainly help. Apple has not said how many of its iPad sales are international.
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