Microsoft Q1 2014 financials show 16 percent increase in revenue

Microsoft revealed its first quarter 2014 financial results (the period of July 2013 through September 2013), primarily showing growth in revenue and net income.

The company brought in $18.53 billion in revenue in the quarter, a 16 percent increase from its reported revenue from Q1 2013 report one year ago, $16.01 billion. This is also a 6.88 percent decline from its $19.9 billion revenue reported in the last quarter. Microsoft also reported $6.33 billion in net income, a 19 percent increase from last year.

The earnings report noted a deferral of $113 million of revenue from Windows 8.1 pre-sales as well as a four percent growth in devices and consumer revenue to $7.46 billion.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.