Apple Says 2 Million iPads Sold In Under 60 days

Apple sells 2 million in iPads in less than 2 months - or 33 thousand iPads sold a day.

Apple announced that it has sold over two million iPads, in less than 60 days since the tablet became available in early April. The news comes less than one week after Apple unleashed the iPad to nine international markets last Friday, in Europe, Canada, Japan and Australia.

The iPad first became available on April 3, and reportedly one million devices sold in 28 days, on May 3. Another 28 days later, the company reported two million iPads sold.

All the iPad models, WiFi-only and WiFi+3G are now available not only in the U.S., but also in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the U.K.

In Apple's announcement, the company's CEO Steve Jobs said: "Customers around the world are experiencing the magic of iPad, and seem to be loving it as much as we do."

Touching on the reported iPad shortages both in the U.S. and across the world, Jobs said: "We appreciate [customers'] patience, and are working hard to build enough iPads for everyone."

Apple also gave a brief update on iPad apps, saying there are now over 5,000 apps designed especially for the tablet.

iPad will be available in nine more countries in July and additional countries later this year.

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags iPadApple

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Daniel Ionescu

PC World (US online)
Show Comments

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Luke Hill

MSI GT75 TITAN

I need power and lots of it. As a Front End Web developer anything less just won’t cut it which is why the MSI GT75 is an outstanding laptop for me. It’s a sleek and futuristic looking, high quality, beast that has a touch of sci-fi flare about it.

Emily Tyson

MSI GE63 Raider

If you’re looking to invest in your next work horse laptop for work or home use, you can’t go wrong with the MSI GE63.

Laura Johnston

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin

If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Featured Content

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?