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3 million iPads sold in 80 days - Apple

Cupertino-based tech company's touch-screen tablet continues platinum-per-month sales run.


In less than three months, Apple has sold 3 million iPads, the company announced Tuesday.

The iPad went triple platinum in less than three months.
The iPad went triple platinum in less than three months.

For those keeping score at home, that's 3 million in 80 days, and 1 million sold in the last 20 days alone. Apple announced after 60 days that it had sold 2 million of the touch-screen tablets. It took Apple 28 days to sell the first million.

The company is already blowing past the early expectations of Wall Street. One analyst predicted 2 million iPads would be sold in the first year.

In a statement, Apple CEO Steve Jobs said that the iPad will be available in nine more countries within the next month. Apple has not said how many of its iPad sales are international.

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