Can anything stop Apple
So, what's the end effect of having all these iPads fly off the shelves? Well, when we look at the whole company, Eric says it's reasonable to approximate that they'll generate about $50 billion to $55 billion in revenue from the end of March to the end of the calendar year. That'd mean that if Apple did manage to blow out all expectations and sell 10 million, iPad would probably still be only about 10% or 11% of the company's revenue.
Compare that to the iPhone, which has higher margins and should contribute a minimum of 30% of Apple's revenue this year. We're seeing another huge iPhone launch right now, and Eric is willing to bet good money that iPhone sales will also surpass expectations in the year ahead. Even with Google
The bottom line: The iPad is bigger than just about anyone thought, but the iPhone is still driving the company forward. Watch the video below to see our full thoughts on Apple's prospects in the coming year.
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