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November 20, 2011

How Apple Has Totally Blown Away Competition : 10 Statistics

1)Apple's growth last year IN EUROPE ALONE was $7 billionThat's bigger than the GDP of Liechtenstein.

2) Phones now account for 39% of Apple's overall revenue. iPhones did not exist 4 years ago.Apple sold 40 million iPhones last year. That's 110,000 iPhones sold per day


3)The iPhone is now sold in 89 countries.Apple spent only $5.5 billion on sales, marketing, and general and administrative expenses last year. Microsoft

spent $17 billion.

4)Apple sold $9.8 billion worth of stuff in its retail stores last year. That's bigger than Saks, Barnes & Noble, Ann Taylor, Tiffany, Dick's Sporting Goods, RadioShack


5)Apple's stores each sell an average of $93,150 worth of stuff every day.That's $3,900 an hour. And $65 a minute. 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

Apple's online music, video, and app store racked up sales of $4 billion last year. That's $1 billion more revenue than the $3 billion generated by one of world's biggest music companies, Warner Music Group

7)The total number of iOS devices shipped is 120 Million with 230,000 new activations per day.

8)Apple spent only $1.7 billion on research and development last year. Microsoft, with smaller sales and vastly slower growth, spent $8.7 billion

9)Apple has 160 million accounts active all with credit card details across 23 countries.

10)Apple has 160 million accounts active all with credit card details across 23 countries

data as of september,2011 ( source: Businesssinsider ) and Gadgetvenue