Reporting its second quarter financial results today, Verizon Wireless revealed that it sold 2.7 million iPhones during the period. GigaOm reports that the number represents a 17 percent increase over the year-ago quarter, although it is down slightly from the 3.2 million iPhone sales Verizon recorded in the first quarter of 2012. By comparison, the carrier sold 2.5 million LTE-capable Android phones, and activated 3.2 million LTE devices in total, including phones, modems, hotspots, and tablets—including the third-generation iPad.
Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.