Defending the iPhone.

Not that it really needs defending, but Om Malik notes that even if the iPhone sales didn’t meet analyst projections for June, it is still pretty impressive:

Not be Apple’s defense team, which product (not particularly a great one) that carries a $2000 price tag (over two years) sold 146,000 units in 1.25 days (mind you Friday sales started at 6 pm) bringing in a total of around$292 million. Over a period of 30 hours (including night time) equates to 4867 iPhone activations per hour or 82 activations per second.

And Steve Ballmer said it wouldn’t sell:

Steve Ballmer says, "There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance."

Perhaps he meant to say Zune.


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