iPhone Launch: Tim Cook and Scott Forstall set the scene

Posted on by Mike Evans

  • MacBook Pro and iMac are the best-selling notebook and desktop in the USA
  • Mac platform has grown by 23 percent in the past year
  • 60 million Mac users worldwide, but great potential for growth
  • Over 300 million iPods have been sold. Sony took 30 years to sell 220,000 Walkman
  • 45 million iPods sold in last year
  • iTunes is number one music store in the world; 16 billion downloads
  • iPhone sales have grown 125 percent year on year
  • iPhone leads customer satisfaction at 70 percent; HTC second at 49 percent
  • iPhone has 5 percent of the word's mobile phone market
  • iPad is undisputed world leaders in tablets
  • 92 percent of Fortune 500 companies testing or using iPads
  • Passed the quarter billion sales mark for iOS devices
  • iOS now the No.1 operating system, 43 percent compared with Android's 33 percent
  • More than 500,000 apps, 140,000 specifically for iPad
  • 18 billion apps downloaded, Apple paid out $3bn to developers
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