(MONEY.CNN) — Apple announced late Monday that it has sold more than 3 million new iPads since the new version's March 16 launch, making this the most successful launch yet for Apple's tablet.
On a conference call with analysts Monday morning, CEO Tim Cook touted the third-generation iPad's "record" weekend, without offering specifics on its sales figures.
There are few significant differences between the new iPad and the second-generation iPad 2, but that didn't stop thousands of Apple (AAPL, Fortune 500) fans from waiting hours in line to be among the first to get it Friday morning. In New York, the line at the flagship Apple Store on Fifth Avenue spanned more than a city block, and fans filled several corridors at the new Grand Central store.
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