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Apple posts record breaking financial results for Q1, 2013

24 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple posts record breaking financial results for Q1, 2013 - read the full textApple has announced the financial results for the first quarter of the 2013 fiscal year (which ended in December 29, 2012) with some record breaking numbers. The following table shows the results of the first quarter, compared to results from the previous quarter and the same quarter last year....


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> In reply to Joker @ 2013-01-24 12:35 from QJqc - click to readeverything what you have written is o.k. but :
Mercedes here is Samsung,NOT Apple.
Price alone means nothing.

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  • 2013-01-24 13:01
  • d@hB

> In reply to Ian13 @ 2013-01-24 11:36 from t7ye - click to readLaying off employees generally improves income statements due to less salary expense. That's how come. However, even with that and higher revenues, they only achieved same level of profit... that's bad.

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  • 2013-01-24 12:59
  • qbYR

Sadly ifan enjoy the most for resell their iproducts.. Over so many years, none of iproducts is a dud.. All have good sales.

It lead to consumer thinking nothing can go wrong when u spend on apple. Not an easy feat. Gd job

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  • 2013-01-24 12:57
  • PUmB

> In reply to Joker @ 2013-01-24 12:35 from QJqc - click to readApple and Mercedes? Probably A-Class, nothing more. Or should we say Opel (Vauxhall) :)

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  • 2013-01-24 12:50
  • MGmM

Apple releases iphone at exhorbitant rate...ifans buy it makes ton of money...ifans happy.

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  • 2013-01-24 12:46
  • PGsY

> In reply to vergil @ 2013-01-24 12:14 from U@TA - click to readAre you proud with your piece of junk with outdated OS doesnt have any apps

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  • 2013-01-24 12:38
  • 33Zr

> In reply to me @ 2013-01-24 11:38 from gCMx - click to readGood comment! If you can't afford Mercedes (read Apple) buy Hyundai (read Samsung) with bigger and more powerful engine (read bigger screen and more powerful processor). Be happy about it and don’t cry only because Mercedes (read Apple) is expensive! End of story!

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  • 2013-01-24 12:35
  • QJqc

> In reply to me @ 2013-01-24 11:38 from gCMx - click to readThe difference is that the Mercedes costs more to make and that's why it costs more. The iPhone is cheaper to make but sells for more, so naives like you pay Mercedes prices for a Hyundai :-) And by the way I'm a Mercedes driver and I can assure you that the iPhone is not a Mercedes and I will never buy this cheap gadget.

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  • 2013-01-24 12:31
  • LHnv

buying the same old mercede since 2007 must be real waste of money...same old ugly design...same everything just increase in power with each new model..same how boaring.. no innovation....and dont even compare this rotten apple with NOKIA. if u do want to compare then compare it with samsung, nokia n9 is 100000x times better than iph5...u better dont compare ferrari (n9) with mercedes(iphone)...

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  • 2013-01-24 12:14
  • U@TA

Hey its funny how fandroids react to apple news! Childish! Lolz. Hope, they haven't stopped eating apple,the fruit, in anger. Btw, i m on xperia play.

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  • 2013-01-24 11:42
  • uvgV

> In reply to BogdanM @ 2013-01-24 11:13 from LaFB - click to readApple's fiscal year is from 10/1/YYYY to 09/30/YYYY+1. So its first Q is from 10/1/YYYY to 31/12/YYYY. Regards.

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  • 2013-01-24 11:40
  • MtDm

> In reply to vergil @ 2013-01-24 11:16 from U@px - click to readYeah and a hiunday is cheaper than a mercedes with same engine size, power and equipment. Simple! If you can't afford don't buy.

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  • 2013-01-24 11:38
  • gCMx

I expected this reaction from people,, hehehe! and the funny thing about this is apple AXED some of their employees and still posted a record breaking revenue?? how come?? ah?! maybe Apple found out that those employees was using android or windows the reason that apple terminate them! lols!!!!

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  • 2013-01-24 11:36
  • t7ye

in india iphone5 16 gb is priced around 45000rupees..sgs3.16gb price is about 320
0 rupees .. so the huge difference is noticable..eve lumia 920 is launched in india with a price tag of rupees is only robbing money... and cheating with its loyal customers...

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  • 2013-01-24 11:16
  • U@px

Q1 2013??? mates we are in 24.01.2013... Q1 end 31.03.2013

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  • 2013-01-24 11:13
  • LaFB

> In reply to anonymous @ 2013-01-24 10:58 from Sve} - click to readwich countery have to high iphone here is only721usd
are you from which counter

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  • 2013-01-24 11:12
  • ij$C

This growth is not comparable with the previous quarters. Apple has entered new markets (countries) and also the smartphone category is growing which basically means everyone in the category has sales growth. Lets compare their percentage growth with the Industry and Smartphone Segment Growth Percentage.

An analysis should be done on same markets which the iP4s was selling and compare the growth. This will give us an idea as to compare. eg sales in US, UK, EU, Korea, Japan, China, RSA.

The best thing would be to look at whats Samsung, Nokia. LG and HTC's trends are like. Then we can commment as to the achievement of Apple.

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  • 2013-01-24 11:11
  • Mfxf

Please curtle the prices of Mac.

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  • 2013-01-24 11:07
  • fCE5

I don't really know abou that guy, but here in Bulgaria, the iPhone(16gb) sells for no less than Euro 650 and the S3 sells for no less than Euro400(again 16gb).

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  • 2013-01-24 11:06
  • 0BE%

Yesterday Apple lost 10% of its value ... something about 50 miliard $ .
so how much money did they made the last quarter?

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  • 2013-01-24 11:02
  • n%gI

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