“Next month, Apple will begin selling two next-generation iPads — the iPad Air and a new and mightier iPad mini, yet it will continue to sell the iPad 2, a device that has been on the market since March of 201,” John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD.
“Why keep a nearly three-year-old tablet in the iPad line?” Paczkowski reports. “Because it continues to sell fairly well.”
Paczkowski reports, “According to new research from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), the iPad 2 accounted for 22 percent of the iPads sold in the U.S. during the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2013. Now, that’s down from the 35 percent it accounted for in the quarter prior, but it’s still a significant percentage. ”
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