Mac OS X 10.7 Lion available today Wednesday July 20, 2011 on Mac App Store

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Apple Chief Operating Officer Peter Oppenheimer confirmed during financial results earning call that Mac OS X 10.7 Lion will be available on Mac App Store Wednesday July 20, 2011.

The new Mac OS X will be available exclusively on Mac App Store and there will not be any retail box for purchase. Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is available for $29.90 and is a 4GB download.

A separate $49.90 download of Mac OS X Lion Server is available on the Mac App Store, which adds server component software on top of the base Mac OS X Lion.