iPad Pre-Sale Day One: 120K And Counting

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Looks like the House of Jobs' hype machine worked.

According to estimates by Investor Village's AAPL
Sanity board
, Day One pre-sales totals for the iPad topped out at just under 120,000.  In the first two hours alone, 50,000 units were bought.  (Note: these numbers do not include iPads reserved but not actually purchased.)

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The graph shows some interesting facts: sales were evenly spread among the 16, 32, and 64 GB models, while Wi-Fi sales were more than double that of the 3G version.  (Remember: the Wi-Fi is definitely coming out on April 3, while the 3G is still sporting a "later in April" release date.)

Victor Castroll, an analyst with
Valcent Financial Group, summed it up best: "Apple has been able to generate over $75 million in revenue in one day
on a product that 99.9% of purchasers haven't touched or for that
matter, even seen in person.  And, we're still three weeks away. That is

[Via Fortune Brainstorm Tech]

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