“Total iOS device sales may have reached 80 million units in the just-concluded December quarter, driven by particularly strong demand for the new iPhone 5s and iPad Air, sales surveys conducted by Canaccord Genuity suggest,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.

“Analyst T. Michael Walkley cited proprietary sales surveys in a note to investors on Tuesday,” Hughes reports. “Walkley has projected that Apple sold 54 million iPhones in the December quarter, representing a 13 percent year over year increase, along with 24.8 million iPads, good for 8 percent growth from a year prior.”

Hughes reports, “Together, that would be nearly 80 million iOS devices — and that doesn’t even include the iOS-powered iPod touch, which historically has accounted for more than half of all iPod sales in any given quarter.”

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