News by Luke Jones on Wednesday January 28, 2015.
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Yesterday we wrote how one KGI analyst said that Apple would announce sales of 73 million units of the iPhone through Q4, topping general predictions. As it turned out, Apple announced its earnings call last night and the company surpassed even Ming-Chi Kuo's top end prediction with a massive 74.5 million iPhones selling through the Holiday Season quarter.Amazingly, Cupertino said it shifted 34,000 iPhones every single hour for the entire three month period, a staggering feat that meant the company bested its 2013 figures (51 million units) considerably. The number surpasses anything another company is capable of obviously, but more than that it proves that the consumer has spoken, Apple needed to bring a large screen device to the market and it did. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, said that "this volume is hard to comprehend" and with an average selling price of $687, the iPhone is raking in cash for the company. It was also a landmark quarter as Apple sold its one billionth iOS device, and it was a rather standard grey iPhone 6 Plus.
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