On Tuesday’s media event Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, announced record-breaking sales numbers for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
The increase in sales numbers may reflect the fulfilled consumer demand for a bigger screen which was was already offered by Samsung – Apple’s biggest competitor.
Following a deal made between Apple and China Mobile last year, the company received a sales boost from the Chinese market by 70%.
In the event, Cook said that the Apple Watch will be released in April.
According to Apple’s CFO, Luca Maestri, the company’s sales in China and other developing markets is expected to grow and robust. Despite China’s reduced economic growth, “We haven’t seen a slowdown, ” Maestri said.
Maestri told analysts that iPhone sales have doubled in Singapore and Brazil, and by mid-2016 its growth will reach 40 companies in China.
CNBC noted that Apple’s quarterly revenues were 10% higher than expected by analysts and the record highest reached by the company.