Apple posted record breaking earnings for it Q1 2012 quarter which ended on Dec 31, 2011 clocking $46.33 billion with a profit of $13.06 billion.It managed to see 37.04 million iPhones , 15.43 million iPads and 15.4 million iPods and 5.2 million Macs.
This is Apple CEO Tim Cook’s first quarter as CEO. He was thrilled about the record-breaking sales of the iPhone,iPads and Macs and promised some amazing new products later this year. The iPhone 4s which was introduced in October was the most popular iPhone sold in the period. Not surprising considering it was a much awaited product. The previous iPhone launched happened way before in June 2010.
There are over 85 million users on iCloud , the company’s cloud based offering.The company has also managed to sell 1.4 million Apple TVs in this quarter and still calls it a hobby.Apple has managed to sell over 315 million iOS (iPhone , iPad , iPod touch) devices till date.
Regarding India , he said “India is small. Revenue went up over 3x last quarter, but that’s on a small base”.Apple is betting big on China as it’s next big market.
With 97.6 billion dollars of cash in its arsenal , Apple seems unstoppable !