THE apple is having several reasons to celebrate after its incredible year 2021, where the company presented a considerable increase in its revenues and profits, which was mainly driven by the number of handsets sold. In the last three months alone, the company sold a total of 150 million devices, reaching a historic milestone of 1.8 billion active company devices.
Who informed this was the CEO of apple, Tim Cook, who celebrated the absurd increase in devices sold during the past year. At the beginning of 2021, the company had a total of 1.65 billion active devices, of which, over a billion iPhone smartphones are currently being used.
With the launch of a new line of devices such as iPad, iMac and gadgets, a apple showed great growth in hardware sales, making its ecosystem even stronger. But the iPhone that still draw a lot of attention, because the models iPhone 13 are being a real success, putting the manufacturer once again as the biggest seller in several markets, such as China, where it had not been the leader since 2016, and was one of the great impulses for it to reach the mark of 1.8 billion active devices currently.
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This mark reached by the Cupertino giant is quite impressive, the Google, for example, states that there are currently 3 billion Android devices assets at the time they have access to Google Play Store. However, the ecosystem android has a very high number of manufacturers, if you are going to dilute this for each company, no number will come close to those presented by apple.
Another possible comparison is with the Windows, the most used operating system on home computers, has more than 1.4 billion active devices like Windows 10, Windows 11 and consoles like Xbox one and Xbox Series X/S, that Microsoft also counts as active devices with Windows.
All this amount of new active devices has boosted the Apple achieving record quarterly profit, managing to generate revenue of US$123.9 billion and a profit of US$34.6 billion. only the models iPhone accounted for $71.63 billion of revenue of the company, showing all the success of the series iPhone 13.
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Source: The Verge