Kinect Sales Create A Guinness World Record

March 10, 2011 3:30 am

Hype vs Reality – now this is a classic. Move aside iPad, iPhone and Kindle – Make way for the new generation’s sensational product: Microsoft’s Kinect. We have written about the number of Kinects sold earlier – but now, this:

Guinness World Records, the global authority on record breaking, today confirm that the Kinect for the Xbox 360 is the Fastest-Selling Consumer Electronics Device. The hardware, that allows controller-free gaming, sold through an average of 133,333 units per day, for a total of 8 million units in its first 60 days on sale from 4 November 2010 to 3 January 2011.

The sales figures outstrip both the iPhone and the iPad for the equivalent periods after launch.

Wow.

Statistics Source: Guinness World Records

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