Over 200k iPads sold a week, analyst estimates

<p>Apple is selling more than 200,000 iPads a week in the US, according to one analyst, outpacing sales of the Mac and not far behind the iPhone 3GS. </p><p>According to technology blog<a href="http://digitaldaily.allthingsd.com/20100520/apple-selling-more-ipads-tha... target="_blank"> Digital Daily</a>, RBC Capital Markets analyst Mike Abramsky wrote in a note that sales were still &quot;strong post-launch&quot;, thanks to increasing demand, sustained publicity and word of mouth marketing, and the increasing amount of content available. </p><p>&quot;We believe Apple is now selling &gt;200k iPads/week, greater than US Macs (est. 110k Macs/week) and just below US iPhone 3GS first quart (246k/week),&quot; the note said. </p><p>As a result, Abramsky has upped his forecast of international sales of the device for 2010 from five million to eight million. The international launch is due to take place on 28th May. </p><p>The blog said this was &quot;one of the most bullish iPad sales estimates to date, though it certainly has company&quot;. It cited Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi, who predicted sales would reach five million in the first year, while Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty said it was likely to exceed six million. </p>