Apple quarterly profit skyrockets to US$8.2 billion on iPhones, iPad
October 27, 2012, 12:01 am TWN
SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple on Thursday reported that its quarterly profit climbed to US$8.2 billion on revenue that rose to US$36 billion on the backs of hot-selling iPhones and iPads.
The California-based company said that it sold 26.9 million iPhones and 14 million iPads in the recently ended quarter, topping sales in the same period last year by 58 percent and 26 percent, respectively.
"We're very proud to end a fantastic fiscal year with record September quarter results," said Apple chief executive Tim Cook.
"We're entering this holiday season with the best iPhone, iPad, Mac and iPod products ever, and we remain very confident in our new product pipeline."