Following their Q4 2015 earning report last year, Apple gave guidance for the upcoming Q1 2015 quarter of between $63.5 and $66.5 billion. Given the success of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the continued growth of the Mac, and the flat but stable position of the iPad, however, it seems most analysts are eagerly predicting more. Philip Elmer-DeWitt, in his traditional roundup for Fortune

The consensus among the analysts Fortune polled — 20 professionals and 15 amateurs — is that Apple's total sales for fiscal Q1 2015 will come in at about $68.3 billion, up 21% year over year.

Apple will release their Q1 2015 earnings at around 1:30pm PT, 4:30pm ET on January 27, 2015. The usual conference call will follow, as will iMore's color, commentary, and coverage.

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