The Chronic Dev Team released last Friday, the jailbreak method for Absinthe iOS devices with A5 processor. Many people were waiting for it, so it seems. More than 1 million people have downloaded Absinthe once, when it became available last Friday. That's excluding the downloads on Saturdays and Sundays and excluding Windows users.
The figures are derived from developer Joshua Hill. It was months in the jailbreak waited. Absinthe with you iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak, especially for owners of an iPhone 4S and iPad 2. The figures show that 5 iOS interest in jailbreaking has not stopped, despite the 200 new feature in it. iOS 5 even led to many new jailbreak-tweaks that such additional information in the Message Center show. When JailbreakMe 3.0 released for IOS 4 last summer, was the figure of 1 million in 24 hours also achieved.
@MuscleNerd was more familiar figures: between the appearance of Absinthe and Sunday was 205,000 times Cydia first boot device on an A5. This shows that the majority of the downloaders Cydia has not even started.
The iPhone Dev Team's website welcomes new jail breakers. Their numbers are slightly lower. Between Friday and Monday are added:
491,325 new iPhone 4S users
308,967 new iPad 2 users
152,940 iPad 2 tablets that have already been jailbroken
Total: 953,232 new A5 jail breaks in three days