iPhone sales soar on 'phenomenal holiday quarter'

iPhone sales soar on 'phenomenal holiday quarter'

By Dominic Sacco

January 19th 2011 at 10:33AM

Apple posts a record $6bn profit, way above city expectations

Apple’s quarterly profit reached $6bn in the three months ending December 25th – a year-on-year rise of 77 per cent.

The record profit was backed by record revenue of $26.74bn – up from $15.68bn made in the same period the year prior.

Apple sold almost 50m products during the quarter. This comprised of 4.13m Macs, 16.24m iPhones, 19.45m iPods, and 7.33m iPads.

More details can be found over at MCV.