Apple's consistent growth trajectory

The tech giant' spectacular quarterly numbers show that the iPad has achieved in two years what took the iPhone four years and despite the loss of Steve Jobs, Apple has never been more predictable.

Apple has started 2012 with almost the same growth seen in 2011. The first quarter of 2011 saw earnings growth of 92 per cent and Q1 2012 saw growth of 94 per cent. As the following revenue growth table shows, the pattern for the last twelve months has been very consistent:

Here are some key highlights:

The iPad is growing at a faster rate than the iPhone and has achieved in two years what the iPhone took four.



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