Fastest-selling consumer electronics device
- Apple's iPad
- 3000000 unit(s) sold
The concept of tablets portable, lightweight and thinner than conventional laptop computers has existed for decades. The arrival of Apple¹s iPad, however with its characteristic multi-touch screen proved a landmark release. Following its launch in April 2010, three million units were sold in the first 80 days, and thanks to the release of the iPad 2 on 25 March 2011, 4.69 million units were sold in the second quarter of the year or 311,666 per day.