The anticipation for Apple releasing their quarterly financials this time around seemed to bring with it foamed mouth conjecture of a much higher volume than usual. With the company surpassing Exxon to become the most valuable company in the world; then lost that title a while back. There’s pundits on both sides preaching Apple’s bright feature with equal fervor as those lamenting its demise. It’s been almost two weeks since Apple released its financial results for the first quarter of the 2103 fiscal year.
Now that the dust has settled and your news feed isn’t flooded with people’s predictions, we figured it was a good time to take a look at many of the numbers in this report and pick out the ones we think would be of interest to you, dear readers. Maybe all those numbers in thick blocks of texts made your eyes glaze over like they did mine upon first reading it. So we’ve grabbed the most interesting data from this and put it in handy charts for your perusal.
Let’s look at the big picture first. Since the last time we posted about Apple’s numbers in 2010, that number, which was 274 million total iOS devices and Macs sold over the course of five years. That number has doubled in just three years, with the total of iOS and Mac devices sold between 2010 and 1st Quarter of 2013 is almost 540 million! Here’s a further breakdown by device: (more…)