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Apple's share price plummeted today after the company sold two million fewer iPhones over the holiday period than had been predicted.
Apple said it sold a record 47.8 million iPhones in the quarter ending in December, but the average analyst forecast was 50 million units.
Shares in technology giant Apple today slumped by 12 percent after poor sales figures were announced.
Shares plunged to $451 on the Nasdaq stock exchange following slow Christmas sales of the iPhone 5, wiping more than £30 billion from the company's market value.
- Apple shifted 47.8 million iPhones.
- A record 22.9 million iPads were sold between October 1 to December 31 last year.
- The tech company shifted 12.7 million iPod portable media players.
- Only 4.1 million Mac laptop and desktop computers were snapped up - down 1.1 million in the same period during 2011.
- The tech giant's sold 75 million devices using Apple's iOS operating system.
Apple shifted 47.8 million iPhones throughout the last three months of 2012, one million less than analysts had predicted.
The computer giant's shares fell 3% to $517 (£326) in extended trading after the release of the report.
Apple posted record revenues for the last three months of 2012 but still managed to fall short of market expectations.
The computer giant's rocket-like growth stalled with earnings of £8.2 billion remaining flat compared to the year before - marking the first time the technology company had not boasted double-digit increases in earnings for years.
Revenue from October 1 to December 31 last year came in at a record £34.4 billion ($54.5 billion) but fell short of the $55 billion forecast by Wall Street.