Apple has sold during the first weekend on sale three million iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad, which is a new record for the company, as reported by the Californian firm.
Apple has indicated that this is a new record as the previous model, the new iPad (third generation), achieved 1.5 million sales in its first weekend on sale.However, Apple has not specified the units sold for each of the models.
On Friday November 2, Apple pulled the market in 34 countries its two new iPad models: the 7.9-inch iPad mini iPad and fourth generation, with screen Retina Display and a processor A6x . Three days later, the company’s Cupertino ensures that the combined sales of these two models have set a new record in the family iPad.
According to a press release from Apple, the company has sold three million iPad iPad mini and fourth generation in the first three days after going on sale.
“Customers around the world love the new iPad mini and the new fourth-generation iPad” , says the CEO of Apple, Tim Cook said in the statement. “We set new record on the weekend of its release and we have virtually exhausted the iPad mini. We are working hard to build them faster and meet the incredible demand,” he says.
Both models are available in 34 countries including the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom and Spain, and will be available in many more countries later this year, including mainland China.
According to Apple, the iPad mini demand has been higher than the initial offer and while many of the pre-orders have been shipped to customers, some are scheduled to ship later this month. At the moment, only are for sale versions WiFi iPad both mini and fourth generation iPad. In the coming weeks and start selling models shipped WiFi more data rate