Philip Elmer-DeWitt reprots for Fortune, “It took the iPod 17 quarters to reach 30 million units. The iPhone did it in 10.”

Click through to the full article to see a version of the chart that extends the iPod numbers to the end of fiscal 2009 along with a chart showing sales per quarter for the first 20 quarters here.

MacDailyNews Take: Bloodbath.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Jersey_Trader” for the heads up.]