This statistic shows global sales of the Apple iPhone between 2007 and 2015. In the 2011 fiscal year, Apple sold 72 million iPhones, which brought the total number of units shipped to 140 million (as of September 2011). In the 2011 fiscal year, iPhone revenue amounted to 47 billion U.S. dollars, representing more than 40 percent of Apple's total revenue.
Apple introduced the first generation of iPhones in 2007, selling almost 1.4 million units worldwide in the first year the smartphone was on the market. Over the past few years, sales of the Apple iPhone have seen a strong increase reaching 150 million units by 2013. In total, Apple has sold more than 400 million iPhones from 2007 to 2013.
For its 2014 fiscal first quarter, which ended on December 28, 2013 – therefore including the major part of the Christmas season – Apple reported more than 32 billion U.S. dollars in revenue from iPhone sales. These sales accounted for more than 50 percent of Apple’s revenue in this time frame. Overall Apple sold more than 50 million new iPhones in the quarter.
According to a UBS AG report, an iPhone 5S 16GB costs Apple 213 U.S. dollars in materials including such components as cellular system, processor, memory, display, camera, casing, sensors and other parts. The average sales price for such an unlocked iPhone 5s model was at around 700 U.S. dollars in the United States.