Apple sells 3 million new iPads in first weekend on sale

Apple sells 3 million new iPads in first weekend on sale

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

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  • Steve

    Generic Apple hater comment.

  • Egon

    went to apple store Sheffield to have a look at it was impressed with size and quality feel of it… was really nice to hold …

    would sync in well with my iphone 4s and macbook air…

    unlike others on here its not just about having the fastest cpu or biggest hard drive … integration is the key for me.

  • Just want to say; 3 million includes the iPad 4 model as well.

    • Steve

      It says that in the post