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May 13, 2012

Apple $128 billion sales exceed GDP of 160 Nations




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This Best Computer Science Degrees infographic compares Apple’s massive reach to things around it in the world




Apple 's numbers  in terms of sales, revenue and profits are mind blowling, and exceeds all " expectations" Its  2011 sales were worth $128 billion — more than 160 different nations’ gross domestic products. Some of the trivia below about Apple from its  WWDC,2011 conference
54 million Mac users worldwide
Mac grew 28% while PC market shrank 1%
  1. Mac sales are 73% notebooks, 27% desktops.
  2. Mac App Store is now the #1 PC software channel over Best Buy and Walmarts
  3. Pixelmator made $1 million in its first 20 days, quadrupling its revenue.
  4. over 200 million iOS devices sold
  5. more than 44% of installed mobile user base
  6. 25 million iPads in first 14 months
  7. 15 billion songs sold in the iTunes store
  8. #1 music retailer in the world
  9. iBookstore downloads topped 130 million; six publishers on board
  10. 425,000 apps in the App Store; 90,00 are for the iPad
  11. 14 billion apps downloaded from the App Store
  12. Apple paid out more than US$2.5 billion to devs
  13. 225 million iTunes accounts
  14. 50 million Game Center users
  15. iPhone 4 is number two camera, not just smartphone camera, but camera on Flickr