Steve Jobs said, "Even in these economically challenging times, we are incredibly pleased to report our best quarterly revenue and earnings in Apple history surpassing $10 billion in quarterly revenue for the first time ever."
Apple sold a record number of iPods at 22.72 million during the quarter. It also posted 88 pc jump in iPhone sales to 4.36 million units from the same period last fiscal.
The third quarter revenue of Apple were also boosted by strong sales of Macintosh Computer's, growing 9 pc in the first quarter. The statement added that the company's international sales accounted for 46 pc of the quarter's revenue.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)