In a press conference with analysts, CEO Tim Cook said that Apple saw “great” Mac results for its fiscal 2017 second quarter that ended April 1, 2017. Revenue grew 14% to set a new March quarter record. Unit sales were up 4%.
Cook said that Apple gained market share thanks to strong response to the new MacBook Pro models introduced late last year. Macs have generated over $25 million in past four quarters. Overall laptop growth was up 10%.
Macs now account for 11% of Apple’s revenues. The iPhone accounts for 63%, Services (iTunes, iCloud, Apple Music, Apple Pay, etc.) accounts for 13%, and the iPad accounts for 7%. The “other” category (Apple TV, iPad Pro, Apple Watch, AirPods, etc.) accounts for 5%.
Cook says Apple is keen on the Mac platform and is "investing aggressively in its future.