Data Monday: iPad Sales & Use

by Luke Wroblewski April 18, 2010

The iPad, Apple's latest attempt to reinvent personal computing, has been available for just over two weeks. Here's some recent data about how it has been received.

  • Apple delivered more than 500,000 iPads during its first week. (source)
  • Apple sold more 300,000 iPad units on first day itself. (source)
  • In its first 10 days, Apple's iPad has captured almost as much online usage share (3 out of every 10,000 online devices) as the BlackBerry or Google's Android operating system. (source)
  • In the first week, more than 3.5 million iPad apps were downloaded, including 1 million on the first day. (source)
  • In the first week, there were 3,500 apps in the AppStore just for the iPad. (source)
  • In the 10 days since the iPad’s debut, ABC's TV-show watching app has been downloaded 205,000 times. Moreover, users have watched at least part of 650,000 television episodes using the app, generating “several million” ad impressions. (source)
  • 600,000 electronic books had been downloaded from Apple’s new iBookstore on the iPad (source)
  • A survey of 15 Apple retail stores conducted this week by investment bank J.P. Morgan found that while 11 stores had the 64 model available for purchase, only 4 stores had stock of 16GB and only another 4 had the 32GB model. (source)