Yesterday Apple released its results for the first fiscal quarter of the year, also known as Q1 2015. During the conference, Tim Cook said the U.S. company has experienced the highest rate of user switching from Android to iPhone in three years , as far as the numbers allow them to go backwards.
Q1 2015 was a great quarter for Apple, as it became the top earner in a quarter with $18.04 million. For its part, the iPhone has not done badly either, with 74.5 million units sold .
The new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have been key for the company to experience this growth in sales , but also that a good part of those users come from Android. The increase in screen size was something that many had been waiting for a long time.
Apple records the highest rate of change from Android to iPhone
Tim Cook pointed out that at this moment they don’t have all the data about all the people who bought an iPhone during the last quarter. However, as a whole in Apple have seen how there are more new iPhone users than ever .
According to the data provided by the US company during the Q1 2015 tax presentation conference, this is the time that they have recorded the highest rate of change of users from Android to iPhone compared to the three previous releases . In addition, Cook points out that this does not mean that four years ago that transition percentage was higher, they simply do not know the numbers for that period because at that time it was not something they were looking for.
Thus, among people have decided to change their Android device, those who buy a smartphone for the first time and opt for an iPhone and those who update their model for the newest one , have managed to achieve really great sales figures. Apple is very proud of them, and the truth is that it is not for less.
Apple sells 74.5 million iPhones during Q1 2015
From iMore they point out that this is one of the best fiscal quarters in the history of Apple . It should be noted that this first quarter of the year covers the months from October to December 2014, so sales corresponding to the Christmas period are included.
Of course, the iPhone is once again the company’s flagship device . In these three months, Apple has managed to sell 74.5 million units of its smartphone, exceeding the expectations of many analysts.
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have been key to achieving this great sales boost , especially because after many requests from users, Apple decided to increase the size of the smartphone screen.
And you, what do you think is the reason for the increase in Android users going to iPhone?