Why does Apple even bother making iPods any more?

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Sales of iPods are declining, and many wonder why Apple even bothers. Trailing 12 month revenues are down about half from Q4 2012, and now represent less than 2% of all Apple sales!

But, at just under $3 billion in the last 12 months, iPod sales would have represented 45% of ALL Apple revenues in 2003, when total sales were $6.21 billion for the year!

Funny how times change…

 

[Edited to add: The chart above is from Business Insider.]

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