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300,000 Apple iPads sold on it's first day

 

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Apple announced that they sold more than 300,000 of iPads on Saturday, the first day debut of the exciting gadget.

Included in the sales were the pre-orders of the iPad. It goes to show that people are still attracted to the new type of touch-screen device that blends features of the iPhone, electronic book readers and tablet computers.

The starting price is $499 for iPads that connect to the internet via Wi-Fi.

According to Apple, they will sell more expensive iPads with cellular data connections later of this month.

Aside from the sales iPad owners downloaded over a million applications from its app store and more than 250,000 electronic books on Saturday. Its shares are down 17 cents to $235.80 in premarket trading.

Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, said that iPad is going to be a game changer.