After already taken over its Chinese homeland, the handset maker reports significant growth in India.
A number of flagship phones vied for attention, but the real growth lies with more modest devices and in emerging markets, says market researcher IDC.
The e-commerce giant's stock surges after posting a surprise profit for the second straight quarter.
The South Korean company's sales also should rise, but it didn't give any commentary on the expected results.
Despite warnings from Apple, users continue to alter their iPhones to be more flexible.
Apple's smartwatch is leading to the popularity of wearable devices as a "lifestyle trend," says research firm Gartner.
Company reports that its smartphone division also had some trouble in the second quarter as unit shipments fell 3 percent year over year.
As soon as next year, you reportedly might be able to charge an iPhone while it's still in your bag or in your hands.
Also coming soon: Skylake, the code name for Intel's sixth-generation Core processor aimed at PCs, is slated to drop during the second half of 2015.
The smartphone giant expects second-quarter operating profit to decline 4 percent and miss analysts' expectations.