Apple released the first iPhone on the market more than 5 years ago, however in a very short time the company managed to make other two products. By doing a simple math we learn that during this period Apple activated between 500,000 – 600,000 devices every day, a pretty small number if we think about the fact that around 1 million Android devices are activated each day. However we have to consider the fact that most Android devices activated each day are low-end models.
Recently, Tim Cook announced that 410 million Apple devices were sold all over the world to date and 45 million of them were sold only in the previous trimester.
Until now Apple paid around 5,5 billion dollars to iOS apps developers, and by dividing this number to the number of Apple devices sold worldwide we learn that each Apple device generated $18,50 in App Store sales.$13 were paid to developers for each Apple device and Apple cashed $5,50 as a fee for sales, so we are talking about a lot of money generated by Apple.