During Apple’s Q3 conference call, the company’s CFO, Peter Oppenheimer confirmed that Mac OS X Lion would be launching tomorrow. Other subjects covered during Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) conference call included sales of Macs, iPods, iPhone, and iPad.
Apple (AAPL) reported a growth in sales over last quarter with over 3.95 million Macintosh computers during the quarter, an increase of 14%, 3.34 iPhone units shipped, and 7.54 million iPods during the quarter, a 20% decline overall.
Apple also sold 9.25 million iPads during the quarter, boosting sales and increasing demand for their product. Apple is also expected to add new hardware to their Mac lineup tomorrow, alongside the release of Mac OS X Lion.
“We’re thrilled to deliver our best quarter ever, with revenue up 82 percent and profits up 125 percent,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Right now, we’re very focused and excited about bringing iOS 5 and iCloud to our users this fall.”
Apple’s expected revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011 is expected to be $25 billion and earnings per diluted share of $5.50. So far, Apple’s revenue is being led by the iPhone, followed by iPad sales. iPod sales have decreased sharply, with 50% of iPod sales being from the iPod touch alone.
Apple is still pushing ahead and staying ahead of the game. Let’s wait and see what they have in store for Mac OS X Lion and new hardware tomorrow. Stay tuned, we’ll keep you updated.