Apple reported record profits and 48 million smartphones sold in the second quarter.
The American company in the financial report for the second quarter announced the achievement of an operating profit of 21.1 billion dollars. Also, Apple said that revenue from iPhone sales increased by three percent and amounted to 40.6 billion dollars. According to Strategy Analytics, during this period, the IT giant also put a record number of smartphones on the market.
According to the agency’s assessment, in the second quarter, Apple took second place in the smartphone market with a share of 16 percent — the company sold 48 million devices. Experts emphasized that this is the most successful quarter in the last 10 years — only in the second quarter of 2012, did the corporation put more phones on the market.
“Apple had a good quarter with the iPhone 13 series continuing to grow sales in the US, China, and other key markets,” said Strategy Analytics director Woody Oh.
In the first place in the supply of smartphones was Samsung – the Korean company took a share of 22 percent, sending 63 million devices to the market. Chinese Xiaomi also entered the top 3 with a share of 14 percent and 40 million devices.
At the end of July, sources told DigiTimes that Apple was preparing to sell a record number of smartphones by the end of the year. This decision could be related to the increased sales of the iPhone in July.