Highlights from Apple’s first quarter conference call

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Apple had a record quarter selling more than 37 million iPhones, 15.4 million iPads and 5.2 million Macs. The company reported a record 46.3 billion in revenue and 13.1 billion in net income.

Here are some highlights from the conference call.

  • Apple ended the quarter with $97.6 billion in cash, an increase of $16 billion from the previous quarter.
  • iPad is “extremely” popular with students and teachers. 1.5 million iPads already in use in education.
  • More than 600,000 copies of iBooks Author have been downloaded since it was announced last week.
  • More than 3 million downloads of the iTunes U application for iOS since last week.
  • iCloud has more than 85 million customers.
  • 550,000 applications available for iOS, including more than 170,000 for iPad.
  • More than 140 million apps and content were downloaded on Christmas Day.
  • The App Store has now paid out over $4 billion to developers.
  • Apple TV is doing “very well,” said Tim Cook. Apple sold 2.8 million units sold last year, 1.4 million of those were sold last quarter.
  • iPod unit sales were down 21 percent year over year, with a 26 percent decline in revenue. iPod U.S. market share remains over 70 percent.
  • The iPod touch accounts for more than half of all iPod sales.

Find out more about Apple’s blow out quarter.

You can also listen to a replay of the conference call here.

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