Sales of Microsoft's tablet "Surface" rapidly expanded, while sales of "Lumia" are also increasing
Microsoft announced the settlement of accounts for the third quarter of 2015 (January to March 2015) on April 23, 2015. Among them, tablet PC "Surface"Sales increased by 44% compared with the same period last year, Smartphone"Lumia"Series also increased in sales, revealing the fact that the pace of sales of hardware products which had been struggling in the past has been accelerating.
FY 15 Q 3 - Press Releases - Investor Relations - Microsoft
According to the financial results report, sales of Tablet PC "Surface" series rose by 44% compared with the same period last year to a rapid increase of 713 million dollars (about 85 billion yen). Furthermore, it was revealed that the number of units sold in the Lumia series of smartphones was 8.6 million units, a significant improvement of 18% compared to the same period last year. In addition, in the summer of 2015 the new OS "Windows 10From the fact that we plan to launch "Surface & Lumia" in the future, there is a possibility that sales pace will further accelerate.
In terms of total Microsoft sales totaled 21.729 billion dollars (about 2.6 trillion yen), up 6% from the same period last year,GAAPIt is a surplus of 4,985 million dollars (about 600 billion yen) on a base.
Please note that if you graph Microsoft's earnings since July 2012, it looks like this. We will always sell more than $ 15 billion (about 1.8 trillion yen), and you will understand the structure of the stone that is continuing to produce nearly $ 5 billion (about 600 billion yen) quarterly.