Apple has confirmed that the new iPad has sold 3 million units since launching March 16, compared to the original iPad which took 28 days to reach 1 million sold.  The tablet device is available in 10 different countries.

“The new iPad is a blockbuster with three million sold – the strongest iPad launch yet,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “Customers are loving the incredible new features of iPad, including the stunning Retina display, and we can’t wait to get it into the hands of even more customers around the world this Friday.”