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Apple Q3 report: iPhone sales down, but profit still strong

25 October, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple Q3 report: iPhone sales down, but profit still strong - read the full textApple has just posted its report for the third quarter of the year and things are looking healthy for the Cupertino-based company. The revenue was $36 billion and the net profit stood at $8.2 billion, both of those comparing very favorably to the numbers from the same period of last year ($28.3...

 

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I think people expected more on new products!

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  • 2012-10-31 13:51
  • LB94

> In reply to Lenny @ 2012-10-29 13:36 from AEuW - click to readThey took a big bite out of all the other Android manufacturers, Nokia and RIM. Apple still seems to be moving along just fine though.

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  • 2012-10-29 16:18
  • xbRX

Samsung Galaxy 3 took a big bite of phones sales and not all people are falling over themselves for everything Apple like before. People are waiting for the Windows Lumia 920 and Surface tablet.

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  • 2012-10-29 13:36
  • AEuW

> In reply to vannak @ 2012-10-26 18:38 from PBTX - click to readif samsung the best, why it takes so long and haven't killed iPhone yet? so far, no phone is an iPhone Killer. Iphone 5's sales has overtaken iPhone 4S FYI.

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  • 2012-10-29 10:50
  • IaHY

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-28 09:24 from mp7B - click to readwho say Samsung phones are made in Korea?

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  • 2012-10-29 10:48
  • IaHY

Ofcourse the sales will be down as this company deserves to be shut down..... this is really serious and i meant it and i prefer samsung company than this hilarious apple co

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  • 2012-10-28 12:32
  • PF0i

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-27 00:39 from XMiv - click to readsamsung phones are made in korea and iphones are made in china

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  • 2012-10-28 09:24
  • mp7B

I don't hate any phone company and I have had samsungs,nokias,htc's and Sony Ericsson's and currently have iPhones for me I will always get a phone for its power,reliability and performance and features and a must is battery life,my iPhone 4 and 4s have served me well but the simple ability to not to be able to Bluetooth and to have NFC and the extortionate pricing of iTunes and the fact the iPhone was a big let down is the reason I won't be coming back to apple for at least 2 years when maybes the iPhone 6 will deliver what the iPhone 5 should have,the sales figures speak for themselves that's about a 25% drop in sales and apple should be worried for any company to survive in a recession it has to be competitive not complacent or it will go under,even apple sets the insurance prices with mobile phone companies and that's why an iPhone 5 costs £12 to insure with orange yet an equivellant priced samsung only costs £6 to insure and for me the samsung galaxy note 2 lte version offers far more than I5 and that's why I will be getting it :-)

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  • 2012-10-27 15:27
  • StUy

> In reply to yes @ 2012-10-27 10:21 from wrm7 - click to readi am total agery with him

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  • 2012-10-27 14:24
  • 9xpe

sales down but profit strong= price is heavy

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  • 2012-10-27 12:58
  • ut}K

> In reply to [deleted post]your rite bro. beautiful comment.

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  • 2012-10-27 10:21
  • wrm7

Don't buy an iphone visitors.

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  • 2012-10-27 09:02
  • PScc

> In reply to BlaBla @ 2012-10-26 20:31 from nDEm - click to readApple doesn't make a lot of their stuff, they design it. Foxconn makes components for Apple and so does Samsung (two of the largest manuafacturers for Apple). Overpriced Apple products are pretty much no longer an opinion and this could easily be proven through a simple process called "comparison shopping". People hate Apple for many things; overpricing, suing, ridiculous patenting, control over the media, free advertising, underpaying many employees, paying little dividends to investors etc.

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  • 2012-10-27 01:54
  • iiHM

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-26 17:56 from PSce - click to readGross exaggeration. I can think of 1001 things worse than Apple products.

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  • 2012-10-27 01:47
  • iiHM

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-26 10:49 from v0Xt - click to readkeep dreaming. why we need buy new apple product if the OS still same (same boring UI , same boring system) :p

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  • 2012-10-27 00:42
  • XMiv

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-26 11:43 from 46g3 - click to readno the reason is Android chinese phone they offer really good hardware in really cheap price.

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  • 2012-10-27 00:39
  • XMiv

offcourse they have strong profit they sell a cheap phone with really overprice what a shame company fooling many user.

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  • 2012-10-27 00:38
  • XMiv

The people hating Apple don't understand how crappy Samsung's phones will be without it. Apple doesn't quite respond to competition(only by suing). They just make their stuff. Nothing's changed in Apple policy since Samsung has risen in the Mobile Phone Department. I still don't understand why people hate Apple. I understand thinking their products are overpriced ...so don't buy them. Why hate ?

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  • 2012-10-26 20:31
  • nDEm

Samsung's mobiles are shut. Bad construction. HTC and Apple is the best.

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  • 2012-10-26 19:57
  • KIdC

> In reply to vannak @ 2012-10-26 18:38 from PBTX - click to readThe richest tech company in the world is "poor"??

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  • 2012-10-26 19:19
  • Mx@E

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