“During today’s call on cash dividends, Apple CEO Tim Cook wouldn’t divulge any sales figures for the new iPad launch,” Ross Miller reports for The Verge.
“He did, however, call it a ‘record weekend,'” Miller reports. “While we still don’t have anything quantitative by way of Cupertino, we’ve spoken with multiple trusted sources who have ballparked some figures from Apple’s flagship Fifth Avenue store.”
Miller reports, “Within the first 12 hours of the iPad’s launch — between 8AM and 8PM local time — the store sold over 13,000 new iPads, an average of about 18 per minute.”
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