No surprises here. Each iPhone (or any Apple product) represents record-breaking profit--simply because it's ridiculously OVERPRICED!
In many places, you can buy 3 Galaxy S3 for the price of 2 iPhone 5. So factor that by the millions...
Anonymous, 24 Jan 2013Not accurate i agree. this is not accurate. when tim cook got low income in 2012 :).
they are fuling us
You speak all you can, u call iPhone 5 bad, can you name any other phone which can even come close to its design language leave out the interface and usability just the design itself is top class, markets are changing people are ready to shell out money for the premium look and feel basically people love to flaunt their assets...
this is wrong!Did a dissapointed fan boy put this up? I still will never buy an Apple product as long as I live, and that goes for me my friends and family.
Rates of mac's are tremendously high as compared to other notebooks,apple shall reduce their cost.
Some people will surely think all these results are bunch of lies other will believe that huge wholesellers like gsmarena. 2 facts
1. apple will not give a single penny in devidend despite making "largest profit in human history".
2. its share price will keep sliding just like 33% it did in last quarter.
According to Tim Cook, the Ipad is actually having a knock on effect with the MACs. After users have played with their tablets they are slowly starting to move over to apple hence taking away something from Micosoft.
It is something that Apple sees as an area to focus on to grow even further.
So doesnt look like Apple is likely to slow down anytime soon.
apple ...an overpriced brand ...people r wasting a whole lot of money these days....buying overprice icrap products..like the biggest fail phone of year 2012 ,iphone 5..... sg 3, lumia 920 clearly blow away iphone 5...iphone 5s will also be a great failure...waiting for sgs4, and new lumia 920 with aluminium body and 38 mp camera sensor.,.....apple sux..and i hate this brand..
This is a blatant lie! i know innumerable people who have chucked iphones and ipads for android!
with record breaking numbers and shares plummeting, its magical! even the investors do not trust them, they know what kind of people they are.
Just wait till they make an Apple TV then you can add on another few Million to there profits ;-)
Apple is a pathetic company that only cares about money and not its users. The latest iPhone is only a minor refresh, ios 6 maps are literally crap and apple is still using their so-called 'reality distortion field' to make everything look clean. I hope that apple will crash and burn.
Q1 of 2013 ends in 2012.. Fiscal year concept is little bit heavy.. Apple is making it heavier.. :-)
Ronnie, 24 Jan 2013Well actually they are buying. Recently got a new MacBook Pro and have absolutely no regrets. ... moreAs it would be any "normal" laptop that costs half price of Mac. So imagine normal laptop that costs as mac
I've noticed that comments are blocked when I try to say something good about Samsung :)
Apple is good so do Samsung, just 1$ Billion difference between these companies revenue:
and there goes the answer to all Apple Critics who were flying high in blogs and medias stating that Apple is declining and share value is deteriorating blah blah.... They have a perfect business model and their strategy is top class... We can try to pull them down with all sort of editorials and bias reports but at the end Numbers speak for itself..Apple Rockz..
Ian13, 24 Jan 2013i cant seems to feel that,, after the thght competition still they earning, hhmmm??,,
Not to bash Apple, but their products (despite how good they are) are ridiculously expensive.
They have successfully targeted the higher income demographic and have successfully retained their customer base. A good strategy. They have done a good job and congrats to them.
It would be nice to see how much of their income is generated by their cloud based services as well.