Apple Inc. began selling its much awaited iPad last Saturday, April 3, 2010 drawing long lines of eager customers waiting to be among the first owners of a tablet-style device.
Notwithstanding the rains in some of the Apple stores, hundreds of people line up to purchase or pick up Apple’s iPad. Upon seeing the turn out of ipad sales through the long lines, Apple employees cheer up.
According to the official tally of Apple, iPad sales in the first day of sale reached more than 300,000. Prices of these iPad with Wi-Fi only start at $499. Apple will also start selling their iPad 3Gs which are costlier later this month.
Moreover, Apple says that during its first day of sale of the iPad, iPad owners have already downloaded over a million applications from its app store and more than 250,000 electronic books.
Apple’s iPad sales is really overwhelming with a turnover of more than $150,000,000 in just its first day of sale! Wow! Congratulations to Steve Jobs and to all Apple employees!