Apple’s focus on China is only going to get harder as it continues to expand in the region, but already the company is seeing the fruits of its labor.According to the documentation released by Apple following the announcement of its first quarter 2015 earnings, it has been revealed that Apple made a huge impact within the Greater China region in the last three months. As revealed by 9to5Mac within the documentation, Apple’s announcement reveals that the company saw a 157% revenue increase in Greater China from the previous quarter.
As revealed in the documentation, within the first quarter 2015, Apple saw a revenue of $16,144 billion in the Greater China region, compared to the $6,292 billion it saw within the fourth quarter, 2014. Compare that to the first quarter 2014, when Apple saw a total revenue of $9,496 billion. When compared sequentially, Apple’s revenue shot up 157%, while the year-over-year change was 70%.
Looking at other regions, Apple saw a 55 percent increase in revenue sequentially, while in Europe that number reflects a 66% increase. In Japan, Apple saw a 52 percent increase sequentially, while the rest of the Asia Pacific region saw a 145% increase.
Apple’s earnings call should be starting soon as of the time of this writing, and more details are sur to follow.