Apple’s latest gadget sets a new launch weekend record
That’s 135% better than the launch of the iPhone 4 in June 2010, and better than any analyst had predicted. The average estimate among the few who had ventured a guess was a little over 3 million.
In our poll of 4,300 readers conducted over the weekend, “more than 4 million” was the second most popular guess (22.78% of respondents) after “more than 3 million” (40.3%). See here.
Apple’s press release below the fold.