Apple on opening weekend sells three million iPads
American consumer electronics company Apple Inc on March 19, 2012 said that it sold three million of its new iPad tablet computers over the course of its first weekend on the market. The senior vice president of worldwide marketing Philip Schiller, said that the new iPad is a blockbuster with three million sold and has become the strongest iPad launch yet.
Schiller added that their customers are loving the incredible new features of the new iPad. The senior vice president also said that they cannot wait to get it in to the hands of even more customers around the world this Friday.
The new iPad also known as the iPad 3 went on sale on March 16, 2012. The fans of the new Apple device lined up from Sydney to San Francisco to get their hand on the latest model of the best selling tablet computer.
At present the new iPad is available in Australia, US, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and Britain and will go on sale in more countries on March 23, 2012.