10/21/2014 10:20:04 AM
iPhone sales of 39.3m drive Apple’s quarterly results
Apple has announced strong financial results for its fourth quarter reporting revenue of $42.1bn and quarterly net profit of $8.5bn.
International sales accounted for 60 percent of the quarter’s revenue with a total of 39.3m iPhone sales. iPad sales were actually down on the previous year with only 12.3m sold compared to 13.1m a year earlier.
Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO said: ‘Our fiscal 2014 was one for the record books, including the biggest iPhone launch ever with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. With amazing innovations in our new iPhones, iPads and Macs, as well as iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, we are heading into the holidays with Apple’s strongest product lineup ever. We are also incredibly excited about Apple Watch and other great products and services in the pipeline for 2015.’