Apple has revealed sales of over 187 million iOS devices through March, including 108 million iPhones, 60 million iPod Touches, and 19 million iPads, ahead of a financial results announcement.
Overall iPhone sales have more than doubled since just after the iPhone 4's release last April, when Apple had sold 50 million of the devices overall
. Roughly 35 million iPod Touches had been sold at that time, indicating a relative slowdown in sales of the touch-screen device in the past year.
iPad sales seem to have accelerated significantly in recent months, however, after the device sold 3 million units in the first three month
after is launch last April.
The new figures come as part of a federal complaint filed by Apple against Samsung Electronics last week [PDF
] over alleged copying of the iPhone's user interface.
A new ComScore report
estimates that iOS has 37.9 million active users in the U.S., outpacing Android by 59 percent.
Worldwide, however, analysis firm Canalys sees sales of new Android smartphones outpacing those on iOS as recently as February