Apple Q1 breakdown shows gains in most segments
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 @ 5:30pm
| Apple has posted a detailed breakdown (PDF) of its first-quarter results, meant to accompany the main results announcement. Notably the company has chosen to reorganize the way some figures are presented. A "greater China" segment has been split off from the rest of the Asia-Pacific region, for instance, to account for the important of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Chinese revenue is up 67 percent year-over-year to $6.83 billion.
iTunes, software, and services have been merged into a single category, and together are up 22 percent to $3.687 billion. Likewise, Apple is no longer distinguishing desktop and notebook Mac sales, simply observing that revenue is down 16 percent to $5.519 billion.
iPhone revenue has increased 28 percent to $30.66 billion, while iPad revenue is up 22 percent to $10.674 billion. The iPod is continuing its decline, slipping 15 percent to $2.143 billion. Accessory and peripheral sales have risen 25 percent to $1.829 billion.
Looking at regions beyond China, revenues in the Americas have increased 15 percent to $20.341 billion, while Europe is up 11 percent to $12.464 billion. Japan has advanced 25 percent to $4.443 billion; excluding China and Japan, Asia-Pacific is up 10 percent to $3.993 billion. Worldwide retail sales have inched ahead 5 percent to $6.441 billion.