Tech analysts and Wall Street watchers disagreed with how many units of Apple iPad2 were sold during its first three days debut. While there were no official sales data from Apple, citing Piper Jaffray Cos. and Deutsche Bank AG analysts, bloomberg.com reported that Apple may have sold 500,000 iPad2 since Friday March 11 to Sunday March 13.
In a more upbeat prediction, citing analysts at Ticonderoga Securities LLC and Wedbush Morgan Securities, bloomberg.com noted that the giant mobile device company may have sold about 1 million units of the gadget of the year on its debut weekend.
The gadget of the year is not so cheap, as the basic model of iPad2 will cost about $499, while top model will cost about $829. Citing data from Global Equities Research, bloomberg.com also reported that stores had run out of stocks very quick during the first three days sales. Market researchers believe most tech stores (i.e., BestBuy) do not have anymore iPads, while majority of tech stores sold out of their iPads within hours after stores opened for business.
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