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Apple posts official Q4 2015 earnings

On Tuesday, Apple posted its fourth quarter earnings for 2015, showing its performance over the past three months. The report shows that Apple earned $51.5 billion revenue with $11.1 billion of that being a profit. Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook says that “Fiscal 2015 was Apple’s most successful year ever.” Full breakdown after the jump.

One thing to note its that Apple doesn’t include the Apple Watch in its own category when announcing number of units sold for its products, instead it is grouped with the sales of the Apple TV, iPods and more, under the Others category. Tim Cook said in a recent interview that announcing Apple Watch figures would benefit competitors. The Others category reported $3.04 billion revenue compared to last years $2.6 billion.

Apple’s breakdown of iPhone, iPad and Mac sales from Q4 2015 quarter:

  • iPhone – 48 million units
  • iPad – 9.8 million units
  • Mac – 5.7 million units
  • Total Revenue – $51.5 billion
Compared to previous years sales of the same quarter:
  • iPhone – 39.3 million units
  • iPad – 12.3 million units
  • Mac – 5.5 million units
  • Total Revenue – $42.12 billion
Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook said the following about the quarter:

Fiscal 2015 was Apple’s most successful year ever, with revenue growing 28% to nearly $234 billion. This continued success is the result of our commitment to making the best, most innovative products on earth, and it’s a testament to the tremendous execution by our teams,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We are heading into the holidays with our strongest product lineup yet, including iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Apple Watch with an expanded lineup of cases and bands, the new iPad Pro and the all-new Apple TV which begins shipping this week.

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