Apple posted quarterly revenues of $39.2bn (£24.1bn) for the second quarter ended March 31, up from $24.7bn (£15.2bn) last year. Net profit for the period was $11.6bn (£7.1bn), almost double last year’s income of $6bn (£3.7bn). International sales accounted for 64% of revenue during the quarter. $4.4bn (£2.7bn) in revenue was generated at Apple’s iconic stores, an increase of 38% on the comparable period.
The retailer sold 35.1 million iPhones in the quarter, representing 88% unit growth. Apple also sold 11.8 million iPads, a 151% unit increase. Sales of Macs and iPods grew 7% and 15% respectively.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook said: “The new iPad is off to a great start and you’re going to see a lot more innovation that only Apple can deliver.”