Apple’s iPhone 12 and Mac sales skyrocket despite ongoing pandemic

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Apple’s iPhone 12 lineup maintained enormously strong demand from consumers from January through March, according to the company’s fiscal Q2 earnings posted today. Apple reported record March quarter revenue of $89.6 billion, up 54 percent year over year.

Sales of Mac and iPad hardware also continued to surge, due in part to continued remote work and schooling necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. That success is likely to shrink as the world returns to a sense of normalcy, so most eyes — as usual — are on the iPhone. It’s been reported that the iPhone 12 mini isn’t doing as well as Apple hoped, but other models are clearly hits with consumers.

These Q2 earnings follow a historic, blowout December quarter for Apple that saw the company…

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