Apple “sold 270,000 iPhones in its third fiscal quarter, ending on June 30th. Apple actually sold more iPhones in the last two calendar days of the quarter than most analysts had initially estimated,” Daniel Eran writes for RoughlyDrafted. Apple’s “iPhone launch blew past what most analysts originally figured.”
“Apple grabbed 1% of the entire worldwide smartphones market for Q3 2007 in just a day and a half [and] around 15% of ‘the week’s market share,’ [and] shipped 100% of the smartphone market ‘for mobiles with more than 128 MB of Flash.,'” Eran writes.
Full article here.
Obviously, anyone who tries to tell you Apple’s iPhone launch was a “failure” is a liar or an idiot or both.