As is traditional on the Monday after an Apple launch the cupertino based company have released sales figures for the opening weekend. 3 Million iPad minis and 4th Gen iPad with Retina displays were sold between Friday and Sunday. The iPad mini debuted to mostly positive reviews and this seems to have encouraged customers into buying the new devices.
These sales figures are in spite of the cellular version of the iPad mini not being available for another few weeks.
Tim Cook, Apple CEO said:
“Customers around the world love the new iPad mini and fourth generation iPad,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We set a new launch weekend record and practically sold out of iPad minis. We’re working hard to build more quickly to meet the incredible demand.”
The full press release can be read here