Apple has submitted late Monday the numbers for its fourth fiscal expired on 27 September quarter of 2014, in which also the launch of iPhone 6 and iPhone fell 6 Plus. Largely thanks to the iPhone sales in the amount of 39.3 million units, sales rose by 12.4 percent compared to the same period last year to 42.1 billion US dollars. The net profit amounted to 8.5 billion US dollars, a billion more than in Q4 2013. In addition to the iPhone, Apple figures but was also very pleased with the Mac-heeled, while iPad paragraphs continue to decline ,
Apple could still sell in the fourth quarter of 2013, 14.1 million iPads, this number decreased in the fourth quarter of 2014 to 12.3 million units. A negative impact of this development on the total turnover was but avoided including through strong Mac-paragraphs. With 5.5 million Macs sold in the period from early July to late September, exceeding even optimistic analyst forecasts Apple, which is due according to the company in the first place the notebook series MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. The Mac sales volume from the same period last year was exceeded by about 1 million units, making the generated sales of the Mac division increased by 1 billion to 6.6 billion US dollars.
The undisputed workhorse for Apple is and remains the iPhone. Compared to the sales performance of this product category fade all other numbers. With 39.3 million iPhones sold, the corresponding prior-year figure of 33.8 million units was significantly outbid. Thus, Apple did in the 4th quarter of 2014 with its iPhones 23.7 billion US dollars in sales, which more than 4 billion US dollars more than in the fourth quarter-2013.
Last week, Apple has introduced the iPad 2 and the iPad Mini Air 3 two new iPad models whose heels can get only in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, the company felt. Analysts will lay special emphasis on the two Firsts due to the weakening demand for iPad. The product category Mac has also recently received the iMac with 5K Retina display growth. The new All-in-One might therefore contribute to the Mac sales remain at a high level.
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