Steve Jobs has started addressing the crowd about the iPad 2.
“Today we’re here to talk about Apple’s third post-PC blockbuster product. That’s how we think about these things. We started with the iPod, then we added the iPhone, and then the iPad. Every one has been a blockbuster,” he said.”
“When we said the iPad was magical, people laughed at us. But it’s turned out to be magical. And people questioned whether it was an ‘unbelievable’ price — well ask our competitors.”
Noting that the iPad has over 90% market share and has generated $9.5 billion in the nine months of 2010, the iPad is Apple’s biggest product to date, and maybe the most successful consumer product ever launched.
“We’ve just never had a product get off to this fast of a start,” Jobs said.