Apple’s services category, which includes iTunes, the App Store, the Mac App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, and AppleCare is an increasingly important revenue driver for Apple amid stagnating iPhone sales, and services growth is once again hitting an all time high.
During the first fiscal quarter of 2019, Apple’s services segment brought in $10.9 billion in revenue, up from the $9.1 billion services earned in the first quarter of 2018.
In all five of its geographic regions, including China, Apple saw new December quarter revenues record for the services category.
Apple hit a December quarter record for AppleCare, and nearly 16 years [...]
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The Wall Street Journal has published an in-depth look at Apple’s efforts to grow its sales in India, the „world’s biggest untapped tech market.“ With smartphone sales flattening in saturated markets like the United States, Apple is said to have turned to India for new growth, but with „little success so far.“
The report claims that just one in four Indians own a smartphone, providing Apple with an opportunity to sell iPhones to millions of new customers in the country. The issue is that India is a very price-sensitive market, with more than 75 percent of the smartphones sold in the country costing „less than $250.“ [...]
Apple’s services category, which includes iTunes, the App Store, the Mac App Store, Apple Music, iCloud, Apple Pay, and AppleCare, continues to be an increasingly important revenue driver for Apple, and services growth is once again at an all time high.
During the fourth fiscal quarter of 2018, Apple’s services segment brought in $10 billion in revenue, up 17 percent from the $8.5 billion services earned in the fourth quarter of 2017.
According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, services growth was actually at 27 percent if a one-time favorable adjustment from the year-ago quarter is excluded.
Several services categories, including the App Store, [...]