iPhone sales drop again
Apple has reportable a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, however the 15 August 1945 drop wasn't as unhealthy as analysts had feared.
The America school big sold 40.4 million iPhones in its third quarter, slightly on top of forecasts of forty.02 million.
Apple chief government Tim Cook aforementioned the results mirrored "stronger client demand... than we tend to anticipated".
The firm same it expected sales to fall once more within the fourth quarter to between $45.5bn (£34bn; €41.4bn) and $47.5bn.
Demand for Apple's flagship product has been deceleration since the second quarter once the firm reportable the primary visit iPhone sales since their 2007 launch.
The iPhone makes up for around simple fraction of Apple's sales and accounts for even a lot of of its profits.
The holdup in iPhone sales sent profit down twenty seventh to $7.8bn within the 3 months to twenty five June, whereas revenues fell 14.6% to $42.4bn.
Apple's sales in larger China - outlined by the corporate as China, Hong Kong and Taiwan - plunged thirty third.
The firm infernal economic uncertainty and other people not upgrading their phones as typically for the drop.
China accounts for nearly 1 / 4 of Apple's sales, over all of Europe combined.
"It is extremely clear that there square measure some signs of economic delay in China, and that we can got to work them.
"We perceive China well and that we stay terribly, terribly optimistic regarding the longer term there," same Apple chief money dealer Luca Maestri.
Apple shares surge
Results were additionally hit by the impact of a stronger greenback.
Nonetheless, shares, that have fallen virtually 200th over the past year, rose over seven-membered in late commerce as a result of the firm's overall performance wasn't as unhealthy as analysts had expected.
Mr Maestri same comparisons to the second quarter last year, once iPhone half-dozen sales surged 35th, created its performance appear worse than it absolutely was.
He additionally pointed to its services business, which has the App Store, Apple Pay, iCloud and different services, as a bright spot.
The division created nearly $6bn in revenue, up 18.9% from a similar time last year, and is currently the firm's second-largest sales generator when the iPhone.
The shift is nice news for the firm as a result of it permits it to create extra money from its existing users.