Cupertino, Calif. – Apple (NASD: AAPL) said its net income was up 78% in
the second quarter, to $3.25 billion, while revenue rose 61% to a record $15.7
billion, spurred by strong sales of its iPad and Mac computers. The company
sold 3.27 million iPads during the quarter, in addition to 8.4 million iPhones,
up 61% from a year ago, and 9.41 million iPods — actually a 8% decline from
the year-ago quarter.
sold a record 3.47 million Macs during the second quarter, up 33% from a year
"It was a phenomenal quarter that exceeded our expectations all
around, including the most successful product launch in Apple’s history with
iPhone 4," said Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
"iPad is off to a terrific
start, more people are buying Macs than ever before, and we have amazing new products
still to come this year."