How many units of the iPad mini will be sold from its launch in Q4 2012 through the end of Q1 2013?

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Numbers from Apple's quarterly earnings report from Q4 2012 and Q1 2013
Reference date: March 31, 2013, 24:00 PDT

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Widget Price
 Below 5 million units
19.58 %
 5 to 10 million units
24.34 %
 Over 10 million units
56.06 %

Price trend

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Wiki article


iPad 1st generation compared with iPad Mini, both showing English Wikipedia main page (vertical screen position)

Tablet sales in the past

Sales for different tablet models (mid-october 2012):

ManufacturerUnits soldRelease date (# of quarters)Avg. units per quarter
Apple's iPad (9,7 in.)84 MioApril 2010 (11)7.6
Amazons's Kindle7 Mio.Sep 2011 (5)1.4
Barnes and Noble's Nook5 MioNov 2011 (5)1.0
Google's & Asus Nexus73 Mio (est.)July 2012 (2)1.5

Source: Forrester (New York Times: How Are 7-Inch Tablets Doing)

iPad mini reports

The official Apple announcement regarding opening weekend sales of both, the iPad mini and the fourth-generation iPad, topped 3 million, but did not break out the mini numbers.

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