Apple’s Q3 2012 Earnings Call By The Numbers

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iPhone and iPad continued to grow, the Mac outpaced the PC industry for a 25th quarter - just a couple of facts from Apple's latest financial call.
iPhone and iPad continued to grow, the Mac outpaced the PC industry for a 25th quarter - just a couple of facts from Apple's latest financial call.

Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer presented the results of the company’s spring 2012 quarter. The quarter included extensive growth for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac product lines though iPod sales declined 10% from the same quarter a year ago.

Here are the financial numbers delivered during the call.

Instagram Growing At A Rate Of 5 Million New Users A Week, Now Boasts Over 50 Million Users

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The Instagram phenomenon continues to captivate mobile users across the globe and now generates over 5 million new users a week, according to its API. Those are absolutely amazing numbers for the once iOS exclusive photography sharing app that now boasts over 50 million total users thanks to its recent launch on Android. With numbers like this, it’s no wonder Facebook reached deep in their pockets to snatch them up.

Despite Financial Losses, iPhone Nets Sprint 660,000 New Customers

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iPhone sales net Sprint 660,00 new customers
iPhone sales net Sprint 660,00 new customers.

 

While Apple announced another record-breaking quarter yesterday, U.S. mobile carrier Sprint reported a significant net loss of $863 million – nearly twice the loss that it reported for the same quarter last year. iPhone sales, however, helped increase Sprint’s overall subscriber base – making this the eighth consecutive quarter where the company reported overall growth.