Taking a look at iPhone and iPod sales data

After Apple announced yet another amazing quarter, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the sales data for the iPhone and the iPod.

After Apple announced yet another amazing quarter, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the sales data for the iPhone and the iPod.

Note: All data here comes from Apple quarterly reports.

First, let's look at iPhone sales over the past four quarters.

iPhone - quarterly

Here are the cumulative sales over the four quarters. Just under 5.5 million units have been sold.

iPhone - cumulative

Now let's chart the sales of the iPod over its 26 quarters lifespan.

iPod - quarterly

And here are the cumulative sales totaling some 152 million units.

iPod - cumulative

Next, just for fun, I superimposed the first four quarters of iPod data with the first four quarters of iPhone data. The results clearly show how powerful a sales machine Apple is now compared to 2002.

iPod and the iPhone - the first four quarters

iPod and the iPhone - the first four quarters

Impressive.