Microsoft earns more with tablets but less Windows




Microsoft has in the past quarter earned more money, including through increased income from the sale of Surface tablets. The company also earned less money with Windows and decreased profits.

Microsoft Microsoft made ​​the quarter – the second of his split fiscal 2015 – $ 1.1 billion with the sale of Surface tablets, an increase of 24 percent, says the group. This amounts to 978 million euros. According to Microsoft, the increase mainly due to the Surface Pro 3 and the sale of accessories. The sale of the Surface Pro 3 is a factor of three higher than the Surface Pro 2, Microsoft had to know when discussing the quarterly results.

At the same time, the number of sold Lumia Phones: that there were 10.5 million, compared with 8.2 million a year earlier. It is the first time sold more than ten million Lumia phones in a quarter. Still, the company earned 61 percent less with Windows Phone, presumably because they were cheaper models in many cases as the Lumia 630 .

Further, the company sold 6.6 million Xbox consoles, it is not clear what the division between the 360 ​​and the One is, and increased the number of home users with Office 365 to 9.2 million, an increase of 30 percent. Even with Azure and Microsoft Dynamics CRM earned money.

In total, Microsoft’s sales amounted to $ 26.4 billion, converted 23.4 billion. A year ago it was 24.5 billion dollars. Net income amounted to $ 5.9 billion, converted 5.2 billion. A year ago it was 6.6 billion dollars. Profit was among more depressed by reorganization that Microsoft currently undertaking.


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