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Analysts: Apple profits to fall this quarter, iPhone 5S to be delayed

22 April, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Analysts: Apple profits to fall this quarter, iPhone 5S to be delayed - read the full textApple has been exceeding analysts’ expectations since 2003, but now the same analysts think the company’s profit will fall for the first time in a decade. Even worse, one Citibank analyst believes the iPhone 5S will be delayed, resulting in even more worry for Apple stockholders. Analysts expect...

 

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Aluminium is not a "cheap" material.
Especially not compared to plastic.
http://www.environmentalleader...or-aluminum/

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  • 2013-04-25 19:41
  • sXqk

> In reply to ISJ5 @ 2013-04-23 16:35 from UNA6 - click to readThen live with your restrictive tiny phone with sleepy static non customizable home screen with outdated UI.

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  • 2013-04-24 07:24
  • sgnt

> In reply to ISJ5 @ 2013-04-23 16:52 from UNA6 - click to readOh yeah? How about putting it in the jeans pocket and sit on it? ??

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  • 2013-04-24 07:19
  • sgnt

> In reply to 'tardo @ 2013-04-23 17:48 from qbnL - click to readA phone that bends when slipped into the jeans pocket. Aluminum is soft and the cheapest metallic material to use. No wonder it is easily scratched. How can you say it's premium when it uses inferior material? That is why aluminum can be made very thin as in Aluminum Foil because it's a SOFT metal. I would rather have a plastic phone that can take all the abuse than get Disgusted with a phone that bends once you put in the jeans pocket.

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  • 2013-04-24 07:14
  • sgnt

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-04-23 22:54 from p771 - click to readAh right. I just read that financial and calendar quarters don't coincide.

There you go.

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  • 2013-04-24 02:50
  • Fv4$

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-04-23 22:54 from p771 - click to readThey've done well to post results from Q2 2013. Must be using time machines.

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  • 2013-04-24 02:49
  • Fv4$

so funny looking at apple fans so afraid about the company falling down.

hey guys... get used... the steve jobs is died. you lost you the diamond... now is only selling the rest.

or find a new steve... ;)

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  • 2013-04-24 01:34
  • nqEI

stock is UP!

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  • 2013-04-23 23:02
  • p771

"“We are pleased to report record March quarter revenue thanks to continued strong performance of iPhone and iPad,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “Our teams are hard at work on some amazing new hardware, software and services, and we are very excited about the products in our pipeline."

"Apple posts $9.5 billion net profit in Q2 2013: sells 19.5 million iPads, 37.4 million iPhones"

just like I said earlier, another great results from Apple and who is surprised?

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  • 2013-04-23 22:54
  • p771

> In reply to ISJ5 @ 2013-04-23 16:40 from UNA6 - click to readI know plenty of people who have left iPhone for Android lately. It's hardly a troll, when you look at how Android has grown. I've also seen people in the past switch from Android to Apple. Whoopie.

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  • 2013-04-23 21:59
  • 81nb

With all that said, Apple is still projected to report more profit than Google and Microsoft combined. Enough said!

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  • 2013-04-23 21:15
  • K2Ic

> In reply to PL2 @ 2013-04-23 16:18 from p%n8 - click to read100% agree

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  • 2013-04-23 20:42
  • YhdC

"But it appears that between them, analysts have a good idea of how well Apple’s really been doing this quarter. Averages for over 40 analysts predict revenue of $42.59 billion, with earnings of just over $10 per share. They expect Apple to have sold 36.5 million iPhones, 18.3 million iPads, 4.1 million Macs, and 6.25 million iPods."

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  • 2013-04-23 19:26
  • p771

> In reply to PL2 @ 2013-04-23 18:23 from p%n8 - click to readI think they made a mistake by only look at the survey in the US but they failed to think of population outside USA. Luckily they have IMAC, IPAD and IPOD, Samsung, Sony to name a few has these things too.

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  • 2013-04-23 18:56
  • tV08

> In reply to phoneaddict @ 2013-04-23 18:12 from tV08 - click to readWhy are Apple so absolutely terrified of people having a choice? Shock horror! They could always produce multiple devices to encompass people who have different requirements. Perish though we might actually get a choice!

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  • 2013-04-23 18:23
  • p%n8

This is so funny, everytime we read these comments about bad sells etc. And all the haters keep commenting and commenting how apple died and apple is doomed etc. then apple releases the q numbers and these haters are very silent next week etc.

I mean EVERYTIME this same happens, just wait under 5 hour to see :D

Apple meant to had very bad holiday quarter an haters said how iPhone doesnt sell anymore and all thr other crap as usual, yet they sold more than ever.

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  • 2013-04-23 18:20
  • p771

> In reply to gillieee @ 2013-04-23 18:10 from 98rt - click to readSo having a phone with inferior actual internal hardware that costs more is OK as long as it is well built? That is the equivalent of saying my car is very built, never mind it can't do more than 50 Km\ hr.

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  • 2013-04-23 18:15
  • p%n8

What a shame. I am a big fan of IOS, but not on the phone size itself, they are too tiny for me. Even if the screen size is increased to 4.7" for their upcoming phones, I wont buy it. The phone width had to be 86mm and above, then I will be Iphone's No.1 fan. I was hoping that IPAD Mini will have the phone calling capability but was disappointed it was only for data and I bought GALAXY TAB 7.7 instead since I want long lasting battery life.

The problem with IPHONE (APPLE) is that they only listen to their current user/customer (based on alleged true survey) to stick to smaller product (Iphone) which I know since 2009 will pose a negative profit margin in a long run. They don't listen to their "wannabe" customers. I know most of the iphone fanboys and fangirls here in GSMARENA have said "who needs a bigger phones". It's people like you are the root cause of the diminishing profit margin by giving apple a false phone size requirement by the general public.

Anyways, I am only giving my opinion. This opinion may not be what the fanboys wants to hear. I would really wished that APPLE to go as open source instead of "close source" to be back on top again and I want to few iphones sizes in the near future, let the different customer pick what phone size to buy.

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  • 2013-04-23 18:12
  • tV08

Hi Friend,
I am still a fan of Apple, When we are the best, what is wrong in being arrogant. Now samsung is trying to Monopolize, its the nature of every company. We here has to see, which out of this is the best in Quality. Can you deny apple in this. Quality comes from inside till the outer screws.

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  • 2013-04-23 18:10
  • 98rt

> In reply to killer droid @ 2013-04-23 17:21 from 4Bah - click to readNever mind! It comes in a great case and costs alot so it must be good!

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  • 2013-04-23 17:48
  • p%n8

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