Apple posts latest sales results.
Apple have announced their third quarter financial results, with generally large improvements all round. In the last three months the company brought in US$35 billion in revenue, with a profit of $8.8 billion. Those figures are up from $28.6 and $7.3 billion this time last year.
The company sold 26 million iPhones, which is a 28% increase, along with 17 million iPads which is a huge 84% increase from the same quarter last year.
Also in the press release from Apple was news that it’s newest desktop operating system - Mountain Lion - will launch tomorrow.
“We’re thrilled with record sales of 17 million iPads in the June quarter,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We’ve also just updated the entire MacBook line, will release Mountain Lion tomorrow and will be launching iOS 6 this Fall. We are also really looking forward to the amazing new products we’ve got in the pipeline.”