We are all here in Cupertino today to hear about the next stage of the Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) iPhone, but Steve Jobs treated us with a few statistics before the show kicked off:
— On Saturday, 300,000 iPads were sold. As of today, 450,000 were sold. Jobs said: “Best Buy is out of stock…We are hand to mouth.”
— 4 billion apps have been downloaded from the App store, and there’s 185,000 apps in the store. There’s 3,500 iPad apps.
— 250,000 iBooks were downloaded on the first day, now it’s up to 600,000.
— 50 million iPhones sold, and 85 million iPhone and iPod touches have been sold altogether.