Apple is estimated to have sold between 1 and 1.5 million iPhone 4s on launch day. You heard me right - between 1 and 1.5 million people waited in line just so they can say, “First!”
9 to 5 Mac reports,
Those figures are based on 600,000 pre-orders, 100,000 sales in Apple stores, 50,000 sold in Best Buy and then an additional few hundred thousand sold outside of the US.
Munster also identified that 77 per cent of day one iPhone 4 purchases were being made by users upgrading from a previous iPhone. He also found that:
16% of buyers were switching carriers to AT&T
28% already owned an iPad
39% of those who didn’t own an iPad hope to buy one in the next 12 months.
Apple is geared up to sell 100 million units by the end of 2011 claims Morgan Stanley analyst, Katy Huberty. It’s pretty likely, and then we can talk about this happening again as the iPhone 6 comes out and everyone upgrades from the end of their 2 year contract.
[via 9 to 5 Mac]