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Apple took 77% of the smartphone industry profits last quarter

06 August, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple took 77% of the smartphone industry profits last quarter - read the full textThe numbers are in and once again it has been a stunning quarter for Apple. The Cupertino based company managed to reap in nearly 77 percent of the operating profits from the smartphone industry in the second fiscal quarter. These figures are amazing because Apple only contributed to 6...


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Apple has the best marketing team assembled.

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  • 2012-08-12 16:46
  • RwGb

i like apple iphone5 handsett is verry best ............,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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  • 2012-08-12 07:28
  • tUdx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-07 15:50 from TSPG - click to readbig words. prove it.

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  • 2012-08-10 11:11
  • UD{s

> In reply to Jolly Rogger @ 2012-08-08 13:49 from wdKX - click to readCan you tell what android devices you bought ?

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  • 2012-08-09 16:48
  • 2T7j

So... we ARE paying for brand name! :D

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  • 2012-08-09 12:15
  • 3pwj

the point is that manufacturing android phones costs a lot and they ve to be priced at competitive rates.this gives android manufacturers less profit per device as compared to apple nokia and blackberry.

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  • 2012-08-09 08:44
  • TL5a

Well when they make a 52% margin on each iPhone sold they do tend to earn a lot... I can commend Apple for making so many fools buy their products without ever doing anything good for the society. Google does more for the people than Apple... Apple only thinks about profit. I own an iPod touch 64GB but that was before I found out about the Foxxconn incidents. Just a shame!!!
Now I have 3 android products and I have sworn never to buy Apple again.

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  • 2012-08-08 13:49
  • wdKX


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  • 2012-08-08 12:51
  • vGUp

nothing is overpriced if you like it and need it in your own hands,and this gives you hapiness. my imac 27",my macbook air and my iphone make my happy everyday. i do not think they are expansive considering the quality,the beauty,the good taste and the aftersales support of apple products

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  • 2012-08-08 12:10
  • 0Cb2

This only shows how overpriced iphones really are.

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  • 2012-08-08 12:07
  • SH95

It seems too good to be true.

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  • 2012-08-08 11:56
  • YVfH

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-08 10:06 from p77u - click to readMay we know which country do you belong because apple product are always more highly priced

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  • 2012-08-08 11:45
  • 2TvA

some facts about Nokia-
a) touch scroll was invented by Nokia.. b)world's first ever phone call was made from a Nokia phone.. c) bubble lock app.? remember even android and iphone users were jealous of this app..!
d) remember the wonderfull gaming experience that Nokia gave was 'N-gage' ..!
e)remember the swipe feature was first introduced in Nokia N9 :)
and many more :) love Nokia

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  • 2012-08-08 10:59
  • t1$A

ios and android devices are at same price, but the price apple spend to make an iphone or ipad is way lower than them. And because of this the profit is higher. And you add thousands of apps and accessories that apple is selling every second.

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  • 2012-08-08 10:46
  • akgj

wait and see rotten fruit... Just wait ,..

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  • 2012-08-08 10:09
  • tVw5

> In reply to iPondan @ 2012-08-08 06:51 from 25GS - click to readIn my country samsung flagship phones price is same than iPhone, also samsung tablets are same price than iPad.

Maybe you are comparing bigger memory device with smaller memory device?

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  • 2012-08-08 10:06
  • p77u

For me they still losers, because eveybody I knew in UAE Market is moving from iPhones to Android devices.

Apple sucks.

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  • 2012-08-08 09:15
  • J1EM

> In reply to Blankman @ 2012-08-07 19:12 from nFXu - click to readgood point!

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  • 2012-08-08 07:49
  • t7xE

The graph is about Apple vs non Apple revenues and the article is about profits. Two different things, dear GSMArena.

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  • 2012-08-08 07:29
  • D4xX

Apple sucks...have made such most profitable gadgets - iPhone, iPad, iPod, iOS etc....
How come their gadgets selling price was too high than others like Samsung's...

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  • 2012-08-08 06:51
  • 25GS

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