Apple sold 15.43 million iPads during the fiscal first quarter of 2012 (which spanned 14 weeks and ended December 31, 2011), a 111 percent unit increase over the same period last year. The company also sold 37.04 million iPhones in the quarter, which was up 128 percent over the same quarter last year.
Apple’s website explains more: “The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share.”
Interestingly, 58 percent of the quarter’s revenue came from international sales.
Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO, expects the growth to continue. He stated: “Looking ahead to the second fiscal quarter of 2012, which will span 13 weeks, we expect revenue of about $32.5 billion and we expect diluted earnings per share of about $8.50.”