Five Years and 218 Million IPhones Later

By Mark Milian and Jordan Robertson - 2012-06-29T21:39:55Z

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Move Aside, IPod People

Speaking of the Walkman, the iPod was the ubiquitous digital music player of the last decade. In eight years, Apple sold about 228 million iPods. However, the iPhone is expected to surpass that mark three years sooner. Sales of iPods peaked in 2008 and have been falling ever since. Meanwhile, iPhone sales continue to grow.