Apple on Monday announced that it had sold-in one million of iPhone cell phones. The company claims that it took only 74 days to sell this number of devices. However, is that really a lot?
“One million iPhones in 74 days – it took almost two years to achieve this milestone with iPod. We can’t wait to get this revolutionary product into the hands of even more customers this holiday season,” said Steve Jobs, chief executive of Apple.
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While Apple yet has to launch the cell phone in Asia and
Apple once promised to sell as many as 10 million iPhone devices in 2008 and to achieve that goal Apple needs to sell 27.4 thousand of iPhones daily worldwide. While 10 million is a negligible number for the market of cell phones that may surpass one billion units a year milestone in 2007, it may turn out that the company will have a hard time achieving this goal.