Apple’s iPhone lineup is selling well, but the Mac is in a serious rough patch

Blue iPhone 15 Pro and natural titanium iPhone 15 Pro Max leaning against a perforated metal background.
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

Apple reported a record September earnings quarter on Thursday, with iPhone revenue up year over year — even with just a week or so of iPhone 15 sales factored into the numbers. But all of the company’s other hardware divisions were down, and as CNBC noted, overall sales were down for the fourth consecutive quarter. The company brought in $89.5 billion in revenue overall for the quarter.

CEO Tim Cook told CNBC that the iPhone 15 lineup is showing stronger early momentum than the 14 series. “If you look at iPhone 15 for that period of time and compare it to iPhone 14 for the same time in the year-ago quarter, iPhone 15 did better than iPhone 14,” he said, adding that the Pro and Pro Max devices were both currently supply-constrained.


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