Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion racks up over 2 million downloads in 48 hours

Jul 27, 2012
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Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion racks up over 2 million downloads in 48 hours

Apple's latest Mac OS X Mountain Lion is seemingly off to a great start. With over 200 new features, iOS-style streamlined simplicity for your Mac and more the $20 upgrade price is worth it indeed. While these numbers aren't quite official, some math done over at HotHardware has Mountain Lion mauling the download charts with around 2.11 million already.

The popular web tracking firm Chitka has posted some numbers confirming a rough estimate of around 2.11 million Mac users are now running OS X (10.8) Mountain Lion. If those numbers are accurate Mountain Lion could be the fastest released and adopted operating system of all times. That isn't all either. If estimates are correct, assuming 90% of users paid the $20 upgrade fee, the Lion just racked in $38 million in revenue for the Cupertino folks in the past 48 hours.

With iCloud, Siri like Voice dictation, improved trackpad options, tons of features and options brought over from the iPhone and iPad, and well over 200 new features this is the best Mac OS to date. If you haven't upgraded yet or don't know what you're missing you'll surely want to check out our Mac OS X Mountain Lion Review. Go ahead and upgrade now because the $20 will be well spent. More details on your upgrade path to Mountain Lion can be found below.


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