January 15, 2008 - 1:25 pm - Posted by iDunzo
This morning’s Stevenote highlighted some impressive numbers for Apple. Here’s Steve Jobs’ keynote condensed down to the cold, hard figures.
Macworld Keynote facts:
- Number of new hardware products announced: Two. The Time Capsule network backup device and the ultra-thin MacBook Air.
- Number of product upgrades announced: Four. Apple TV, iPod Touch, iPhone, iTunes.
- Number of failed product demos: One. Apple TV couldn’t load photos from Flickr’s servers.
- Number of price drops: One. The AppleTV dropped from $300 to $230.
MacBook Air Notebook:
- Weight of the MacBook Air, in pounds: Three
- Size of the MacBook Air’s screen, in inches: 13.3
- Thickest measurement of the MacBook Air’s slim case, in inches: 0.76
- Number of inches thinner than the thinnest measurement of Sony’s TZ ultra-portable: 0.04
- Base cost with 80GB hard drive and 1.6GHz processor: $1800
- Cost with a 64GB SSD hard drive and a 1.8GHz processor: $3100
- Hours of battery life Apple says the MacBook Air gets per charge: Five
- Number of optical drives in the new notebook: Zero. Instead, MacBook Air users will “borrow” the optical drives of other computers on their wireless network using an application called Remote Disc.
- Cost of an optional external DVD drive: $100
- Number of iPhones sold since the device became available in June, 2007: 4 million
- Average number of iPhones sold per day: 20,000
- Percentage of the U.S. smartphone market captured by Apple during Q3 2007, its first full quarter shipping the iPhone: 20%
- Number of custom iPhone home screens users can now create, save and switch between: Nine
- New applications added to the iPod Touch: Five — Mail, Maps, Stocks, Notes and Weather.
- How much iPod Touch users will have to pay for the latest enhancements: $20
- How much iPhone users will have to pay for the same enhancements: $0
- Number of songs sold in the iTunes Store to date: 4 billion
- Number of songs sold on Christmas Day 2007: 20 million, a one-day record for Apple
- Number of TV shows sold through the iTunes Store: 125 million
- Number of movies sold: 7 million, a disappointment according to Jobs.
- Number of major Hollywood studios participating in Apple’s new iTunes movie rental program: 11 — Touchstone Pictures, Miramax, MGM, Lions Gate Films, New Line Cinema, 20th Centeruy Fox, Warner Bros., Walt Disney, Paramount, Universal and Sony Pictures
- Cost of iTunes rentals: $4 each for new releases, $3 for older titles
- Cost of iTunes rentals for Hi-Def movies: One dollar more — $5 each for new releases, $4 for older titles
- How long you’ll have to wait after a movie is released on DVD before being able to rent it at iTunes: 30 days
- How long a user with a broadband connection will have to wait before beginning to watch a rented movie, on average: 30 seconds
- How long you can wait before starting to watch a movie rental: 30 days
- How long you have to finish watching a rented movie after you start it: 24 hours
- Number of movies available for rental on iTunes by the end of February 2008: 1,000
- Number of YouTube videos AppleTV users can watch on their televisions: over 50 million
- New price for the upgraded Apple TV: $230
- Amount of the price drop: $70
- Copies of Mac OS X Leopard 10.5 sold since its debut in October, 2007: 5 million
- Percentage of Mac users who have upgraded to Leopard so far: 20%
So there you go, the quick and dirty, way to sum up Macworld. Thanks for stopping by, please drive through…