iPad sales pass 3m worldwide

Impressive sales milestone hit in just 80 days on the market
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Total global sales of Apple’s latest tech sensation,the iPad, have now reached 3m units in less than three months on the market.

iPad previously hit the 1m sales barrier at the beginning of May. In the following month that total hit 2m. Since then the device has launched in a number of extra territories, such as the UK.

In total, over 11,000 iPad-targeted apps have been released and a total of 225,000 are compatible with the device.

“People are loving iPad as it becomes a part of their daily lives,” Apple CEO Steve Jobs quipped. “We’re working hard to get this magical product into the hands of even more people around the world, including those in nine more countries next month.”