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Apple Sells Record Number of Macs for Q4 2007

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If you're thinking that Apple has transformed itself into an iPod company that also makes computers, it's time to realign your view. The company reported today that for the fiscal quarter ending 29-Sep-07, it shipped 2,164,000 Macintosh computers, besting last quarter's record by 400,000 (see "Apple Marks Best Quarter of Mac Sales for Q3 2007," 2007-09-07). One year ago, Apple shipped a then-record of 1.61 million Macs. This year's shipments helped Apple bring in $904 million in profit on revenue of $6.22 billion.

Don't expect the iPod division to be shuttered just yet, however. Apple sold 10.2 million iPods, compared to 9.81 million in the last quarter and 8.73 million in the year-ago quarter. But the more interesting number is the iPhone, which sold 1,119,000 units during the quarter to bring the total sales to 1,389,000 (the discrepancy comes from the first 30 hours the iPhone was sold, which was at the end of the previous fiscal quarter).

Apple also noted that international sales accounted for 40 percent of the revenue for the quarter. Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer said that Apple finished the fiscal year with $15.4 billion in cash and no debt, and expects revenue of about $9.2 billion for the first fiscal quarter of 2008.

 

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