Apple to Apples: the Tech Company vs. the Fruit [Infographic]

Here’s your goofy yet ultimately edifying – and certainly entertaining – infographic of the day: Apple to Apples, a study of how the tech company matches up against its namesake fruit.

So, we’ve seen here at TheBlogIsMine what Apple looks like when you compare its net worth to the value of various other things, but what happens when you do an in-depth comparison from Apple to apples?

This infographic created by MBA Online raises the all-important question: how does the Cupertino tech giant stack up against the America’s favorite fruit? Which industry makes more stuff, and which makes more money?

While annual sales of the fruit beat out annual production of Mac and iOS technology in sheer weight (71 million vs. 138,000 tons), Apple’s sales just edge ahead of the fruit ($32 billion vs. $30 billion).

Here’re some other interesting similarities: The Apple iPhone 4S is worth about 2,000 apples, but weighs about the same as one.

China produces 100% of Apple Inc.’s products and 44% of the fruit, a significant bite of the global crop.

People on the U.S.’s West Coast are the biggest consumers of both; they eat 30% of the country’s apples. In the San Francisco-Bay Area, one in three people own an Apple device.

Check out the more comparisons below. Can you draw any more points that connect the tech giant with the fruit? We’d love to read your additions in the comments below.

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