CALIFORNIA - Apple reported sales of its products in the first quarter since its founder Steve Jobs left. The company has successfully recorded a significant profit, spurred strong sales of their latest smart phone, the iPhone 4S.
According to reports, Apple had sold 37.04 million iPhones in the quarter ended December 31 last, there is an increase of 128 percent over the same quarter the previous year. IPhone sales set new records for the company based in California. While the successful iPad sold up to 15.43 million units, up 111 percent.
The gain is derived from the number revenue of USD 46.33 billion, the largest revenue in Apple's history. Much larger than the number of USD 26.74 billion in the same period last year.
"We are proud of the outstanding results and record sales of the iPhone, iPad and Mac this. Apple is really strong momentum and we've got also some new products," said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO.
"We enjoy the sensation of record sales of the iPhone, iPad and Mac in the last three months. This strong momentum for Apple, because it offers something extraordinary for our products," said Apple CEO Tim Cook.
"And we do not want to rest on its laurels, Apple will continue to create the highest achievement of the other," he added, adding that sales in United States and Japan are the most good.
"We still will continue to create innovations other crazy. Including iCloud, we call it is not a product, but the next strategy," said Cook.
The achievement also driven the success of Apple iPhone launch 4S which sold four million units in just three days. In addition to falling prices and the iPhone3S also iPhone 4S.
The achievement is of course an impact on profits 'apple bite', which is said by a Cook has doubled from the previous quarter which reached USD13, 06 billion.
The full report of this quarter is the first time since the departure of Steve Jobs. 4S iPhone launch, a day before the death of Steve Jobs proved to be a major success for Apple. Especially in the 2011 Christmas shopping period, the iPhone 4S hired consumers.