Microsoft Surface comes on the heels of iPad




If no one in your friends you have not seen Microsoft tablet, it does not mean that nobody buys. And yet, according to the latest data, the case of the Redmond company in this segment of products are very good, can not be said about the situation with the iPad sales.

This week the company announced that for the first fiscal quarter ended September 30, its net profit amounted to 4.9 billion dollars on revenue of 22.3 billion. This major contribution to this growth came from the positive sales figures, which showed range Surface.

According to the provided Microsoft, revenue from sales of the tablet in the said period amounted to 926 million dollars, which is 38 percent more than in the first fiscal quarter of last year. It is reported that the main engines of growth were the model Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

The greatest interest in the product demonstrated the corporate segment. According to general director of Microsoft Satya Nadella, the number of orders for tablet computers by companies increased by as much as 70 percent over the last year.

As for Apple, the company is still trying to reverse the trend in recent years, the trend to iPad sales decline. In the third fiscal quarter, which ended in June, it has sold 7% fewer tablets than for the same period in 2016. Next Tuesday , Tim Cook and Apple CFO Luca Maestri will need to share information about how the situation has changed in the last three months.


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