Apple has just posted their sales figures for Q3 2010 (which ended last June 26), and it's proof that the iPhone is still a very profitable device for the company.
8.4 million iPhone units were sold during that period which grew by a remarkable 61% YoY. It’s availability in more markets such as China may have something to do with this, but this feat is still impressive nonetheless especially considering that its competition has definitely grown over the past few months.
Needless to say, Q3 is another fruitful quarter in the books for Apple and the iPhone. What we’re curious to find out though heading into the final stretch of fiscal year 2010 is whether or not the infamous antennagate issue will have any significant effect on iPhone 4 sales for Apple. With 3 million iPhone 4 units already sold in just 3 weeks, you'd think that Apple's newest iPhone is on steady ground, but you should remember that this was all before the whole iPhone 4 antenna/signal reception controversy hit boiling point.
What do you guys think? Will the antennagate issue negatively affect iPhone 4 sales? Personally, as much as I'd like to say yes, I've got a nagging feeling that it probably won't. For the complete Q3 2010 earnings of Apple, you can read their full press release here.