AppleInsider is reporting that around half of all iPhone sales in Apple’s last quarter were made internationally. The numbers are as follows:
Apple sold nearly 6.9 million iPhones last quarter, and during the company’s conference call, Tim Cook mentioned that 2 million iPhones remained in channel inventory. That means that Apple sold somewhere between 4.8-4.9 million iPhones that actually ended up in the hands of customers. AT&T subsequently noted in their conference call that the iPhone 3G accounted for nearly 2.4 million phone activiations, leaving us with a remainder of 2.4 million iPhones sold overseas.