Apple's Q2 2013 financial data is out, telling us, among other things, how much hardware the technology powerhouse sold over the past quarter. How does this three month period compare to previous quarters?
Apple's Q1 2013 financial data is out, telling us, among other things, how much hardware the Cupertino technology powerhouse sold over the past quarter. How does this three month period compare to previous quarters?
Apple's Q4 2012 financial data is out, telling us, among other things, how much hardware the Cupertino technology powerhouse sold over the past quarter. How does this three month period compare to previous quarters?
Apple just released its earnings report for Q1 2013, ending in December of last year, with a solid hardware quarter overall. The iPhone dominated with 47.8 million units sold in the quarter, up quarterly and yearly, with Apple also breaking records with 22.9 million iPads sold.
The iPhone 5 saw its first full quarter of availability this period, as well as a nice holiday sales boost.
Well folks, Apple has just put up some mixed numbers in its fiscal Q4 2013 earnings release - $37.5 billion in revenue and $7.5 billion in net profit to be exact - but how exactly did the tech titan fare in terms of hardware sales?
This time around Apple sold 33.8 million iPhones (which it notes is a record for Q4), 14.1 million iPads and 4.6 million Macs during the quarter.
To put that in perspec
Apple announced on its earnings call today that the company sold more than 2 million Apple TV devices in its fiscal first quarter. That’s up from 1.3 million sequentially, and up from 1.4 million during the previous holiday period.
The iPhone was Verizon’s top-performing smartphone during its most recent quarter, the company revealed during its quarterly earnings call today. All told, Apple’s smartphone made up 63 percent of Verizon’s smartphone device sales for the quarter, with 6.2 million sales out of a total of 9.8 million for smartphone hardware.
Apple just reversed its slide, if you can call it that.
After three quarters in a row of slowing sales growth, Apple's September quarter - reported this afternoon - shows a modest re-acceleration. See Matthew Panzarino's post for the financial big picture, and Chris Velazco's for the product-by-product details.
Now for the charts.
A new tipping point in the world of tablets: today the analysts at Gartner have released their tablet sales numbers for 2013, and Android has topped the list for the most popular platform for the first time, outselling Apple's range of iPad tablets nearly twofold.
Analysts had predicted that Apple would have a strong day with hardware this quarter, anticipating between 54 and 56 million iPhones shipped according to Fortune, as well as around 25 million iPads and 4.6 million Macs.