With the release of Apple’s financial results for its second quarter this year, the internet has been bombarded by a list of facts and figures from all aspects of the company.
Revenue for the company has been at an all-time high, with a total figure of US$45.6bn, up from US$43.6bn at the same time last year.
One of the most interesting aspects from a sales and revenue perspective is Apple’s enormous growth in developing markets, particularly in South America and south-east Asia. Sales of Apple’s devices have, in some cases, doubled or even tripled in these markets in the space of a year, as new products enter the markets and older models reduce in price.
Meanwhile, away from hardware, Apple’s online sales presence remains considerably high, with download figures on its App Store reaching multiples of billions of downloads, all of which require a credit card for activation leading to an increased likelihood of sales.
Here’s a breakdown of some of the highlights of Apple’s current finances.