100 Million: iPods Vs iPhonesMarch 3, 2011 9:44 am
It took Apple Five and a half years to sell 100 Million iPods. In just three and a half years, it has sold 100 Million iPhones.
CUPERTINO, California—April 9, 2007—Apple® today announced that the 100 millionth iPod® has been sold, making the iPod the fastest selling music player in history. The first iPod was sold five and a half years ago, in November 2001, and since then Apple has introduced more than 10 new iPod models, including five generations of iPod, two generations of iPod mini, two generations of iPod nano and two generations of iPod shuffle.
Apple announced, at its event in San Francisco Wednesday, that it has sold its 100 millionth iPhone.
When the iPhone first launched in June 2007, many questioned the long-term success of the product — could Apple, a newcomer to the mobile space, make a name for itself. The answer, unequivocally, is yes.