Today’s “By the Numbers” post is a bit of a deviation from what you may be used to seeing here. Rather than looking at social networks, apps and services, I am looking at a company that offers a little bit of everything to the digital world. Of course, I am referring to Apple.
After all, if it weren’t for Apple computers, devices and software, half the stuff I give you stats on probably wouldn’t exist.
Apple has truly revolutionized the world of digital marketing through its innovative hardware and software solutions, so I thought it would be fun to take a look at just how gigantic their global reach is. Here are a few Apple facts and statistics that I was able to dig up…
Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Apple Statistics come from Apple’s own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100% accurate.
Apple Facts and Statistics
Number of iOS devices shipped in 2015:
Number of Apple devices currently online:
Last updated 1/26/16
Number of Macs/iPhones/iPads shipped in 2015 (combined):
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Average number of Macs sold per minute:
Last updated 8/1/16
Number of Macs shipped in 2015:
Mac’s share of U.S. PC shipments:
Last updated 7/10/15
Number of Macs sold in Q3 (calendar) 2016:
Number of Macs sold in Q2 (calendar) 2016:
Number of Macs sold in Q1 (calendar) 2016:
Number of Macs sold in Q4 (calendar) 2015:
Number of Macs sold in Q2 (calendar) 2015:
Number of Macs sold in Q1 (calendar) 2015:
Number of Apple TVs sold all time:
Last updated 3/8/16
Apple TV’s share of streaming device sales:
Last updated 11/30/15
Apple’s share of all mobile devices activated during Christmas week 2015:
Mac’s share of the global operating system market:
Last updated 2/1/16
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