Apple Admits iPhone Sales Stagnated in a “Record-Breaking Quarter”
Apple has released its financial results for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2018, revealing that the company posted its best September quarter ever despite stagnating iPhone sales.
Specifically, Apple reported $62.9 billion in revenue and $14.12 billion profit in FY18 Q4. The company sold a total of 46.89 million iPhones, 9.69 million iPads, and 5.3 million Macs.
In the same quarter a year ago, Apple’s revenue reached $52.6 billion with $10.7 billion profit. iPhone sales were almost at the same level with 46.7 million shipped units, while the company also sold 10.3 million iPads and 5.4 million Macs.
On the other hand, this is a significant improvement from the FY18 Q3 when Apple sold 41.3 million iPhones, 11.44 million iPads, and 3.7 million Macs. Revenue was at $53.3 billion with $11.5 billion profit.
The jump quarter-over-quarter was generated by the arrival of the new-generation iPhones unveiled on September 12. Howeve… (read more)