iPhone Business Model

We're listening to Apple's Q1 conference call, looking for any and all iPhone details in particular to share, and we'll update as soon as we get them!

  • 22.7 Million iPods sold
  • iPod touch has been established as outstanding gaming, communication platform.
  • 73% of MP3 player market
  • 70% in UK and Australia, 50% in Canada
  • iTunes record quarter
  • App Store tremendous success
  • 15,000 apps, 500,000,000 downloads
  • 4.4 Million iPhones sold in Q4,
  • 13.7 million sold in year (more than the 10 they predicted)
  • 70 countries
  • Competitors scrambling to catch up
  • Years ahead of competition
  • 28 billion in the bank
  • Plan to open 25 stores in 2009, half internationally
  • $199 iPhone a compelling value, nothing else like it in the market
  • Not going to play in low-end phone market
  • Will look at non-subsidized market and not leaving umbrella
  • Loves competition, will suit up against any other smartphone, but won't stand for anyone ripping off their IP (Tim Cook)
  • Call ended!