Here's what Apple is really worth in the real world

Here's what Apple is really worth in the real world
Apple - as you should know by now - is the world’s biggest company by market evaluations. Its value fluctuates by the day as shares go up and down, but if we assume that in the last past months it floats around the whopping $619 billion dollars, here is what one could buy with that kind of money. Just in case you wondered, that is.

The London Olympics are big, but you could buy 73 London Olympics with one Apple. Cupertino is also worth 2.14 times the value of the whole country of Greece.

Apple is also worth 2.4 times Microsoft and 3.1 times Google. Oh yeah, and if you think space travel needs a boost, one could get 364 Space Shuttles with one Apple. What else? There is a neat infographic to tell you just how huge Apple is right now. Check it out and let us know, what would you get with that much money?

source: NASDAQ


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36 Comments

1. script_writer

Posts: 56; Member since: Jun 27, 2012

world hungar solved: 4 greggs sausage rolled for every man woman and child on earth evryday for month!!! Apple, Do the decent thing!!!

2. zaidalrawi80

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Great company and it deserves to lead the world technology with its high quality products.... Good luck Apple and keep going.

15. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

high quality? world technology? u smoking all the drugs in the world or something? everything in their technology is made by other companies

25. shreyans94

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

apple is just for stupid noobs who just want to show shiny apple logo to all. apple sucks. it sells over priced phones and play with the cash. microsoft is much better as it donates lot of profit for causes and charities and not swim in cash pools like money hungary apple. google is also good as it seriousy spends in R&D and come up with really awesome stuff.

29. ChiX017

Posts: 308; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Laughing my Ass Off as soon as i saw your thumbs dowN!

34. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

keep going? you're not even getting a single penny from APPLE or don't even work for them. you're giving their money in their pockets is part of that billion plus they BAN THE COMPETITION

36. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

You don't get a single penny from Google either and they make tons. I guess I'm missing your point

3. ivanko34

Posts: 617; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

They will spend all in lawsuits

22. clevelandiskindacool

Posts: 37; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

For every dollar they spend in court they should donate an equal amount to charity

33. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

they would GO BANKRUPT paying their lawyers

4. Rocksteady unregistered

From my point of view, apple is really worth 1 piece of dog-sh*t. Have a nice day apple and Android fans.

16. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

f**k you you beat me to the comment

5. anywherehome

Posts: 971; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

Apple is just a thief, liar and complete immoral company.....facts are there, not any rumour:https://sites.google com/site/corpsins/ of course they have done much much more rotten and immoral things.... wake up and please, do not support (do not buy their products) them! e.g. why? an article on phonearena:http://goo gl/BkC6s

17. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Yeah, the iZOMBIES will come after you now....WATCH OUT!!

35. anywherehome

Posts: 971; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

of course they go after us - with ridiculous patent litigations which affects us through Android ;)

6. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Worth from the "real-world"? Apple won't even amount to a billion usd. True worth has material value. Most of Apple's money is in cash (because of overpriced products). True valuable companies are those with material wealth like boeing, big oil companies, real estate magnates. If there is one big world wide recession apple would topple to the ground. But those who have material properties will strive and would be able to continue production. Foxconn have more worth than Apple in the sense of true value.

7. thebest

Posts: 231; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

apple is a real winner, because its the money that all the tech companies want at the end of the day and apple is getting that.....apple has great products and apple has the highest customer satisfaction in the world, more than 91% developers prefer apple over the other companies,the university toppers prefer apple over other companies which makes apple have the best employees and the investors are happy as well, my friend's father bought apple shares when steve jobs returned to apple...his relatives said that he couldn't afford microsoft shares,but he didn't care as he believed that jobs will change everything and today he is richer than all his relatives and they remain haters saying that he was just lucky.... i wonder how many intelligent people might have become rich by having faith in apple in the last decade....apple is the best in the world because apple's customers form the most powerful group in the world......i am a proud owner of an iphone and an ipad....ps i don't hate google and i am not an apple fanboy because this comment is coming from google chrome on windows

8. ilia1986 unregistered

It is quite a pity that with all that money - they never could buy ETHICS.

26. thedarkside

Posts: 654; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

its like serious WHATTHEFRUCK?!?

9. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

How many Samsung=1 Apple?

11. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

To get better understanding:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsung

12. xtian1103

Posts: 364; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

they are a giant company as well. i guess it could be 5 samsung:1 apple

10. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

That's what you call power!

13. moanismk unregistered

and on a completely unrelated note, $619 billion...... rey mysterio anyone?

28. thedarkside

Posts: 654; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

i see what you did there. clever girl! see what i did there?

14. Shino

Posts: 196; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Great company! In just 5 years it put giants like Nokia to its knees. They are like a locomotive, which everyone wants to surpass, but all they do is follow, including Giggle, Shamshung, LJ etc. :)

18. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

striker?

19. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

exuse me but if it wasnt for android is**t would still be less than nokia and shamsung is the one who makes the parts for your little gay ass overpriced company

21. jaoowolabi

Posts: 201; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

i doubt that

27. cptbeatstix

Posts: 101; Member since: Jul 19, 2012

It's true. Samsung actually makes apple's chipsets and what not. Kind of old news though.

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