What you need to know
- The Mac business hit a new Q1 revenue record of $8.4 billion.
- Apple attributes its success to the new M1 Macs.
Apple announced its Q1 2021 financial results today, and the call revealed good things for Apple's new M1 Macs. Apple CFO Luca Maestri announced on the call that the Mac set a first-quarter record, growing 21% year over year to $8.7 billion in revenue.
Tim Cook also touched on the Mac during his opening statement on the call, saying that demand for the new M1 Macs "has been very strong."
Apple released the new M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini last November. The company plans to announce more Apple Silicon-based Macs in the future, with some rumors of a new iMac coming as soon as this year.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
These sales say something about the Intel chips, don't they (he writes on an M1 Mini)?
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