Microsoft has published a report for the second fiscal quarter of 2014. According to him, the company’s profit for the period was $ 6.56 billion, while revenue – $ 24.52 billion Revenue increased by 14% compared with the previous year, and profit – by 2.8%.
Decline in PC sales continues to affect Windows: revenues from new computers preinstalled with decreased by 3%. Windows Phone, meanwhile, is growing – mainly due to smartphones Nokia. Revenue rose from her $ 50. Developing well and subscription service Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium: the number of its subscribers has doubled.
If we talk about the “hardware”, in this quarter, the company released a new console Xbox One and has already managed to sell 3.9 million units. Not far behind, and the previous generation of consoles, the Xbox 360. It sold for the quarter in the amount of 3.5 million copies. In the same quarter of the plates were issued Surface Surface Pro 2 and 2, but the company did not disclose how many devices specifically implemented, noting only that the proceeds from their sales amounted to $ 893 million
At the front of business solutions all perfectly: revenue from licensing services – $ 9.59 billion (mainly due to server software, Office and CAL).