New York: Apple has reported a whopping 95 percent jump in its net profit to USD 5.99 billion in the January-March quarter of 2011 on robust sales of iPhone and Mac computers.

In the year-ago period, the entity had a net income of USD 3.07 billion, Apple said in a statement.

The company's total sales increased to USD 24.66 billion in the second quarter ended March 26, 2011 from USD 13.49 billion in the same quarter previous year. Thus representing a
rise of 83 percent.

"With quarterly revenue growth of 83 percent and profit growth of 95 percent, we're firing on all cylinders,” the statement said.

"We will continue to innovate on all fronts throughout the remainder of the year," Apple CEO Steve Jobs said in the statement.

During the quarter, Apple sold 18.65 million iPhones, representing 113 percent unit growth over the year-ago period.

In addition, the company sold 3.76 million Macs, a 28 percent unit rise over the year-ago period. It also sold 4.69 million iPads during the quarter.

While the company has registered a decline in iPods sale. It sold 9.02 million iPods, a drop of 17 percent from the year-ago quarter.


(Agencies)