Apple sets new quarterly iPad and iPhone sales, revenue records

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 27 January 2014 23:29 GMT

Apple shifted a whopping 51 million smartphones in the final three months of 2013, driving it to new quarterly sales and revenue records to close out the year.


Apple saw a 6% year-on-year increase in revenue to reach a record-breaking quarterly revenue of $57.6 billion, but saw no increase in profits from the same quarter a year ago, coming in with a gain of $13.1 billion.

These strong results were driven by new sales records. The company recorded sales of 51 million iPhones and 26 million iPads during the final calendar quarter of 2013.

That’s a 7% year-on-year increase for smartphones and a 14% increase for tablets.

Mac sales were also up year-on-year by 19% to 4.8 million – not a sales record, alas. Unfortunately, iPod sales sharnk 52% year-on-year to just 6 million.

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