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Notes from Apple Q4 Earnings Call

Apple’s Q4 earnings call is live and available for streaming here. We’re continually updating this post with notable quotes and facts from the conference.

- Apple’s Peter Oppenheimer: “best Mac quarter ever”;

- 27% year-over-year growth in Mac sales is more than double IDC’s latest estimate of overall market growth (11%);

- iPhone sales have doubled in Asia year over year;

- 80% of Fortune 500 have deployed or are trailing iPhone;

- “We could have sold more iPhones if we had been able to make them”;

- Adoption of iPhone in enterprise continues to grow;

- The App Store continues to be an unparalleled success;

- Apple retail revenue up 75% year-over-year, selling 874K Macs (up 30%)

- 125 million iOS devices sold to date

-  65,000 games/entertainment apps in the App Store. 30,000 iPad apps;

- Steve Jobs: “I don’t see RIM catching up with us”

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