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This Chart Shows Why Apple Should've Built A Bigger iPhone A Long Time Ago

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Above is Apple's holiday quarter income statement.

As the chart above shows, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)'s revenues were still growing before the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but only by about 5 percent year over year.

Then, last quarter, on the heels of the new big-screen iPhones, revenues jumped by 30 percent.

Explore the interactive version of this chart here.

Naturally, it's impossible to know exactly how big of a role the larger screen sizes played in the overall revenue growth, but it's clear the iPhone (as opposed to the iPad or Mac) was the company's biggest growth driver.

The iPhone is now responsible for 69 percent of Apple's total revenue, next to just 12 percent for the iPad and 9 percent for the Mac.

A visual breakdown of the iPhone's growing screen size is below.

Note: Before the iPhone 4s, Apple would release each new iPhone in May. Since then, Apple has released new iPhones in the fall, which helps explain the massive holiday quarter revenue spikes starting in 2012.

 

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