iPhone maker Apple, recorded a new sales benchmark and grew very strong in January-March quarter. The company sold iPhones worth $51.3 billion in its March quarter, a record for the company, and iPhone 14 and 14.
Speaking on good sales done by the company, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that India is at tipping point and is a great market.
Apple reported a record revenue of $94.8 billion for its March quarter which was better than expectations.
"Looking at the business in India, we did set a quarterly record, grew very strong, double digits year-over-year. So it was quite a good quarter for us, taking a step back, India is an incredibly exciting market. It's a major focus for us. I was just there, and the dynamism in the market, the vibrancy is unbelievable," Cook told analysts during the earnings call late on Thursday.
Over time, he said, Apple has been expanding operations in India to serve more customers.
"Three years ago, we launched the Apple Store online, and then, we launched two stores just a few weeks ago, and they're off to a great start, one in Mumbai and one in Delhi," said Cook.
Apple has got a number of channel partners in the country as well.
"Overall, I couldn't be more delighted and excited by the enthusiasm I'm seeing for the brand there. There are a lot of people coming into the middle class, and I really feel that India is at a tipping point, and it's great to be there," said the Apple CEO.
The company achieved all-time records in Mexico, Indonesia, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the UAE, as well as a number of March quarter records, including in Brazil, Malaysia and India.
(With inputs from IANS)