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Statistically Speaking

Apple has become one of the world’s leaders in personal technology, and with Steve Jobs’ recent unveiling of the latest version of the company’s Macbook Air and iLife 2011 at this year’s annual keynote address, it shows no signs of surrendering to the competition. Here’s a quantitative look at Apple’s impressive sales track record:

Time it took to sell 1 million third-generation iPhones: 3 days

Time it took to sell 1 million iPads: 28 days

Number of apps downloaded for iPad: 12,000,000

Number of iPads sold on debut day: 300,000

Sources:
www.wired.com, www.ndchronicle.com