En el dia de hoy Apple presento los resultados de ganancias del 2do cuarto del año 2011, donde figuraron 18.65 millones de iPhone, 9.02 millones de iPods y 4.69 Millones de iPads vendidos durante este periodo. Los ingresos ascendieron a $24.67 y $5.99 billones de ganancias netas.

El iPhone sigue creciendo, Steve reporta que este refleja un 113% de crecimiento año tras año. Los iPod Touch por su parte fueron menos que los años anteriores pero obvio tiene una explicación con tanto iPhone y iPad vendiendo.

“With quarterly revenue growth of 83 percent and profit growth of 95 percent, we’re firing on all cylinders,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “We will continue to innovate on all fronts throughout the remainder of the year.”

“We are extremely pleased with our record March quarter revenue and earnings and cash flow from operations of over $6.2 billion,” said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO. “Looking ahead to the third fiscal quarter of 2011, we expect revenue of about $23 billion and we expect diluted earnings per share of about $5.03.”

Steve Jobs por su parte se mostró mas que satisfecho y dejo claro que durante el año esto será una ola de progreso.

Fuente: Apple PR

Detalles mas importantes sobre este reporte:

  • Peter Oppenheimer (PO): Record iPhone sales, record March quarter Mac sales. Robust demand for iPad.
  • PO: 95% growth over a year ago.
  • PO: Talking Macs. Air and Pro laptops drove demand.
  • Lion preview brings ideas from iPad back to the Mac. Scheduled to ship this summer, will show more at WWDC in June.
  • 9 million iPods. Lower year over years, ahead of expectations. iPod touch over 50%. Apple share of MP3 still over 70%.
  • 4-6 weeks iPod channel inventory.
  • iTunes $1.4 billion in revenue thanks to media and apps. Full catalog of Random House books. Now includes 2500 publishers in 20 categories. 100 million books downloads.
  • 18.6 million iPhones. 113% year over year growth, ahead of IDC estimates. Revenue from handset and accessories $12.3 billion. America, AsiaPac doubling. Significant increase in capacity, expanded distribution.
  • Please to be on Verizon, SK telecom in Korea, Saudi telecom. 186 carriers in 90 countries.
  • 5.2 million iPhones in channel. 4-6 weeks of inventory.
  • Enterprise growth, 80% of fortune deploying or testing. 100s of private, public companies supporting 1000s of iPhones, including Cisco, GM, Xerox.
  • iPad has momentum. Sold 4.7 iPads. Launched iPad 2 in US and 25 additional countries by end of March. Working to get it into hands. 59 countries for iPad. Channel inventory down, below 850 thousand. Sold every iPad 2 they could make. Would like more inventory. Revenue was $2.8 billion.
  • CIOs embrace iPad. Just over a year, 75% of Fortune 500 are testing or deploying. Xerox, ADP, Disney, USAA.
  • iOS reached 189 million cumulative sales by end of March.
  • Introduced iOS 4.3 including Nitro JavaScript engine, Hotspot, Home Sharing, better Airplay.
  • App Store 350,000 apps, well over 3 billion downloads. New subscription service debuted. Made more than $2 billion in payments to developers.
  • Apple Retail Store time.