Cupertino (dpa) – with The iPhone 7 Apple, after months of Annual declines, a record quarter for Christmas. Sales rose by 3.3 percent to 78.4 billion dollars. Apple has sold 78.3 million iPhones. This was a new best value after approximately 74,8 million devices in the last quarter. According to calculations by market researcher Canalys, Apple was the arch-rival Samsung over to the top of the Smartphone market. The iPhone is the most important Apple product, and makes up almost 70 percent of the business.