Apple yesterday announced its financial results for its fiscal 2012 third quarter ending June 30, 2012, posting quarterly revenue of $35.0 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.8 billion, or $9.32 per diluted share. This represents a drop from $28.6 billion and net profit of $7.3 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share in the year-ago quarter, with a gross margin of 42.8% compared to 41.7% in the year-ago quarter. Apple also said that international sales accounted for 62% of the revenue.
Breaking down these figures further, Apple said that it sold 26 million iPhones in the quarter, representing 28% unit growth over the year-ago quarter, and 17 million iPads, representing an 84% unit increase over the year-ago quarter. Four million Macs were sold during the quarter, representing a 2% increase over the year-ago quarter. Apple also sold 6.8 million iPods, which represented a 10% decline from the year-ago quarter.