This is kind of mind-blowing (via MG Siegler). Especially when you consider that five years ago the iPhone didn’t even exist.
[ Check out this slick infographic of the iPhone’s evolution ]
parislemon • Size Matters: It looks like Apple’s business is mainly about iPhone. And while it’s true that the iPhone is responsible for over half of Apple’s total revenue, it’s important to consider that Apple’s total pie is now significantly larger than Microsoft’s. Actually, it’s more than twice as large.
Last quarter, Microsoft brought in $20.89 billion in revenue. Apple brought in $46.33 billion.
Put another way: Apple’s iPhone business alone is larger than all of Microsoft’s businesses combined.
Apple’s iPhone takes 75% mobile phone profits with just 9% of units sold
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Apple is world’s most valuable company after iPhone frenzy drives record profits – Telegraph