The dual-SIM handset challenges Nokia's low-cost Windows phones in the US, Europe, and Latin America.
Most of Apple's record revenue came from its smartphone business, but it's tricky for any company to rely so much on one product.
CEO Tim Cook highlights the strength of iPhone and China, why he still has high hopes for iPad and when Apple Watch will ship.
CEO Tim Cook said the company shipped the device on November 22. It was a space-gray iPhone 6 Plus.
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus helped the company generate $16.2 billion, or 22 percent of its revenue, from China.
The company's revenue surged past Wall Street expectations. Now the countdown begins for the Apple Watch, shipping in April.
The arrival of big-screen iPhones in the big China market promises a significant shift for the final quarter of 2014.
The company is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter results on Tuesday, and it's expected to post blow-out iPhone numbers.
A check of US phone users by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners found that iPhones accounted for half of all activations.
Apple's shift to big-screened smartphones is proving just the ticket to winning over consumers in key Asian markets -- including rival Samsung's home turf.