updated 04:55 pm EST, Wed January 12, 2005
Increased Mac sales
In its December quarter, Apple said it shipped more than 456,000 iMac G5s, representing a sequential increase in unit sales of nearly 100 percent and a year-over-year increase of 101 percent. The company also saw a large year-over-year increase in its iBook sales, selling more than 270,000 units or 35 percent more units than the year-ago quarter. Apple's PowerBook line, however, saw a drastic decrease in sales with only 152,000 units shipped. Apple shipped 167,000 Power Mac and Xserve units, a 19% decrease from the year-ago quarter. Overall, Apple saw a 26 percent increase from the year-ago quarter in Mac sales. Apple also saw a large 525 percent increase from the year-ago quarter its Music-related products, which includes iTunes Music Store sales and iPod related services and accessories.