The company said it sold 37 million iPhones, up 128 percent from a year ago, with 15.4 million iPads sold, also more than double sales of a year ago. Mac sales were up 26 percent, to 5.2 million.
“We’re thrilled with our outstanding results and record-breaking sales of iPhones, iPads and Macs,” CEO Tim Cook said in a statement. “Apple’s momentum is incredibly strong, and we have some amazing new products in the pipeline.”
That said, Apple gave its usual extra-cautious outlook, predicting a significant dropoff in revenue and earnings. CFO Peter Oppenheimer said to expect revenue of about $32.5 billion and per-share earnings of about $8.50.
Apple shares, which had dipped a bit ahead of the earnings report, have surged in after-hours trading, changing hands recently at $458 a share, up $37.59 or nearly 9 percent.
We’ll have more when Apple’s earnings conference call starts in about 20 minutes.