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January 26, 2011

iPad Sales Data By US States: Statistics and Trends

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Apple began taking pre-orders for the iPad from U.S. customers on March 12, 2010

Around  300,000 iPads being sold on their first day of availability. By May 3, 2010, Apple had sold a million iPads this was in half the time it took Apple to sell the same number of original iPhones] By May 31, 2010, Apple had sold two million iPads[102] and by June 22, 2010, they had sold 3 million.Between July 1 and September 30, 2010, Apple sold a further 4.2 million iPads. During the October 18, 2010, Financial Conference Call, Steve Jobs announced that Apple had sold more iPads than Macs for the Fiscal Quarter

The iPad was initially only available online at The Apple Store as well as the company's retail locations. The iPad has since been available for purchase through many retailers including Amazon, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Verizon, and AT&T.

The iPad was launched in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom on May 28.Online pre-orders in those countries began on May . Apple released the iPad in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore on July 23, 2010.Israel briefly prohibited importation of the iPad because of concerns that its Wi-Fi might interfere with other devices. On September 17, 2010, the iPad officially launched in China.On November 30, 2010, the iPad officially launched in Malaysia.

The South Korean Minister of Culture and Tourism, Yu In-chon was criticized for using an "unapproved" iPad on a public occasion. It is illegal to use an unapproved electronic device in South Korea.However, iPad was released in South Korea on November 30, 2010 through KT which also carries the iPhone.

The iPad is expected to launch in India on January 28, 2011