Apple sells 26 million iPhones in Q3 2012, sales grow 28% Y-o-Y

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In its quarterly financial results for fiscal 2012, Apple reported iPhone sales of over 26 million units, representing a 28 percent growth over the year-ago quarter. The Cupertino tech giant posted a quarterly revenue of $35 billion with a quarterly net profit of $8.8 billion, an increase over its $28.6 billion revenue and $7.3 billion net profit in theyear ago quarter.

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The iPad continues to dominate the tablet space with Apple pushing out 17 million units to consumer hands, an impressive 84 percent unit increase. Apple also sold 6.8 million iPods, a 10 percent decline from the year-ago quarter. The iPod range is due for a revamp soon and continues its steady decline, much attributed to sales and success of the iPhone.

Not forgetting its core business of Mac hardware, Apple also sold 4 million Macs. Sales are expected to increase in the coming quarter with the introduction of the new MacBook line including the impressive Retina Display MacBook Pro and the latest OSX Mountain Lion release.

Apple is expected to reveal the much-anticipated new iPhone in fall (September) together with iOS 6.

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Source: Apple PR

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