Apple's Mac Revenue Up 70% in Q2 2021, iPad Revenue Up Almost 79%

As people continue to work and learn from home, Macs and iPads are selling in record numbers, according to Apple's latest earnings report for the second fiscal quarter of 2021 (first calendar quarter).

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Apple's Mac category brought in $9.1 billion in revenue, up from $5.4 billion in the year-ago quarter. As for iPads, Apple saw iPad revenue of $7.8 billion, up from $4.4 billion in the year-ago quarter. The ‌iPad‌ saw its highest March quarter revenue record in nearly a decade, and the last three quarters have marked the best Mac sales ever.

According to Apple CFO Luca Maestri, "more than half" of the sales of Macs and iPads during the quarter were from customers who were new to the devices and had not previously owned one.

The second fiscal quarter of 2021 covers sales of the new Mac and ‌iPad‌ devices, covering sales of the impressive new M1 Mac machines that include the 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini.

‌iPad‌ and Mac sales could continue to grow even more in the coming quarter following the launch of the new ‌M1‌ iPad Pro and iMac models.

Top Rated Comments

Yokon54 Avatar
21 months ago
Told y’all the Mac business is just getting started.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GuruZac Avatar
21 months ago
iPad Air 4 and M1 MacBooks are stellar products. They really knocked it out of the park with those.

I remember talk on this forum no so long ago about people wondering if Apple was abandoning the Mac line and going full force with iOS and iPadOS. Guess we got our answer.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CausticSoda Avatar
21 months ago
It wasn't so long ago Cook was trying to kill off the Mac with all the "Who needs a computer?" nonsense, or whatever it was. I am glad someone saw some sense.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Abazigal Avatar
21 months ago

But I thought the Mac didn't have a touch screen?!?
It’s almost as though consumers don’t care about a feature they don’t need.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
coolfactor Avatar
21 months ago

Still no “mark all as read” in iOS Mail. Maybe at 4T. ?
[LIST=1]
* Edit
* Select All
* Mark > Mark as Read


Seems to work great here.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
efktd Avatar
21 months ago
But I thought the Mac didn't have a touch screen?!?
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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