Apple Has Now Sold More Than 500 Million iPhones and 200 Million iPads

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

At the Moscone Center in San Francisco during Apple's 25th annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Tim Cook and co. today revealed some big numbers around its products and services.

The world's most valuable technology company offered up the following stats.

• Nine million registered developers, up 47% from last year (the biggest increase ever).

• Mac sales grew by 12% in an industry that declined by 5% over the same period.

• 40 million copies of Mavericks have been sold (more than half of Mac install base on Mavericks now). That's the fastest adoption rate of a PC OS ever (Windows 8, which shipped a year before Mavericks, sits at 14%).

• More than 800 million iOS devices have been sold: 200 million iPads, 500 million iPhones, and 100 million iPod Touch are all milestones reached in 2014.

• In the last year, 130 million people bought iOS devices for the first time ever.

• Apple touts a 97% overall satisfaction level for iOS 7, which no competitor compares with.

• 89% of iOS users are on the latest software, while only 9% of Android users are on the latest software.

Company:
Apple
Website:
Apple Canada
Location:
Cupertino, California, United States

Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices with iPad. more


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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and exploring weird side streets. more



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