5 Interesting Numbers from Apple's Earnings Report

By A Vamsee

On Tuesday, during Apple's quarterly earnings call, Tim Cook, the CEO of the Cupertino-based tech giant announced that Apple has reached $18 billion in profit.

This is the highest quarterly profit in the corporate history. He also added that they had a record sales of 74.5 million iPhone units in Q4. Moreover, they sold the prestigious billionth iOS device back in November 2014.

Tim Cook also mentioned that iPhone 6 Plus (64 GB) was the billionth iOS device they sold and they kept the same handset in the company's Cupertino headquarters as a mark for the milestone.

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5 Interesting Numbers from Apple's Earnings Report

Speaking at the conference call, Tim Cook said, "It was truly a momentous quarter for iOS. On November 22nd, we shipped our 1 billionth iOS device. It was a Space Gray 64 gigabyte iPhone 6 Plus, which we've saved here at Apple,"

Philip Schiller, the Marketing Vice President of Apple also joined the milestone celebration by tweeting '1 Billion iOS devices shipped!!'

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Tim Cook also said, that Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, convinced the highest number of Android users to switch to iOS.

It all started with a first generation iPhone in 2007, the mobile OS was called iPhone OS. Later, they re-branded the mobile OS with iOS. The recent iOS 8 devices (iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus) demand was too strong than any other iPhone ever released.

5 Interesting Numbers from Apple's Earnings Report

Reportedly more than 34,000 devices per hour were sold. For the first time, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were launched in a total of 130 countries making it to achieve record sales in a lesser time. These two iPhones contributed up to 10 million unit sales.

This year, Apple also made $16.1 billion in revenue from China, a category that includes mainland China as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan.

The revenue of Apple is growing year-by-year. Last year in Q3, they had a revenue of $57.6 billion which had grown to $74.6 billion in the Q4 making to reach a positive revenue growth of $18 billion. Apart from these Apple released iOS 8.1.3, a new update to the iOS 8 devices which will clear the bug of free space while installing OTA update. This update will also fix the Spotlight in displaying the app results.

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