mac os x lion

OS X Lion was downloaded a million times on the first day only

OS X Lion rocket party with one million copies sold through the Mac App Store only on the first day of sales

OS X Lion rocket party with one million copies sold through the Mac App Store only on the first day of sales. And 90% of users who downloaded OS X Lion gave it 5 stars in the rating on the Mac App Store. According to Apple, users are purchasing this new operating system with a speed never seen before with previous versions of Mac OS. This shows how important the Mac App Store is and how vital the price offered by Apple is, 23,99 ($ 29.99).

The price in fact almost the same offered for the upgrade to Snow Leopard and considering that Lion offers over 250 new features, among which Launchpad, Mission Control, Gesture Multitouch and a new email application. Here are the official statements of Phil Schiller :

Lion started with a great start, user reviews and industry reaction was fantastic, ‚ÄĚsaid Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Product Marketing Worldwide. Lion a huge step forward, not only packed with innovative features, but incredibly simple for users to update their Macs to the best operating system we've ever done.

Apple has not released the data of users who updated their mac to Snow Leopard and therefore the data cannot be compared while Mac OS X Leopard (10.5) was purchased by 2 million people in the first weekend only but could be pre-ordered at Apple Stores and official retailers.