Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone next week. It may also unveil a mini iPad. Makers of rival products including Nokia Corp. and Google's Motorola Mobility announced new offerings Wednesday to beat Apple Inc. Amazon.com Inc., meanwhile, unveiled four new Kindle Fire models Thursday, including one with screen nearly the size of the iPad's.
Here's a look at Apple's smartphone and tablet shipments for the past several quarters. Amazon does not disclose Kindle sales figures.
Quarter ending June 30, 2012: 26 million iPhones, 17 million iPads
Quarter ending March 31, 2012: 35.1 million iPhones, 11.8 million iPads
Quarter ending Dec. 31, 2011: 37 million iPhones, 15.4 million iPads
Quarter ending Sept. 24, 2011: 17.1 million iPhones, 11.1 million iPads
Quarter ending June 25, 2011: 20.3 million iPhones, 9.25 million iPads
Quarter ending March 26, 2011: 18.7 million iPhones, 4.7 million iPads