Apple has reached a new milestone on how numerous individuals are actively utilizing iPhones, iPads, Macs, and its other hardware merchandise: 2 billion. The selection highlights quick advancement for the corporation, which hit 1.5 billion lively gadgets at the start off of 2020 and only surpassed 1 billion again in 2016.
Apple was trekking quickly toward the 2 billion milestone following it strike 1.8 billion active equipment only a yr back thanks to history unit product sales in 2021 that dodged supply chain challenges stemming from the pandemic.
The information will come as Apple releases its initial quarter earnings that highlights its effectiveness for the duration of the holiday break months. “During the December quarter, we achieved a important milestone and are enthusiastic to report that we now have extra than 2 billion lively products as element of our developing installed base,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said.
The sizable set up foundation of iOS, macOS, and other Apple gadgets compares to 3 billion active Android products, as Google documented in 2021. Google counts active Android equipment as ones that have obtain to the Google Participate in store, so the serious amount could be better if counting telephones from China that do not involve it.