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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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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-07 12:56 from q{pE - click to readand what manufacturer did not do this?

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  • 2012-08-07 13:06
  • 0Cb2

Apple phones are overpriced... & people buying them are therefore getting ripped

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  • 2012-08-07 13:06
  • vIhx

OMG, 6% shipment and 77% profit. this tells ALOT

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  • 2012-08-07 13:05
  • xZvy

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-07 12:18 from 0Cb2 - click to readever wonder why apple makes a lot of profit? because the apple minimizes costs by purchasing cheap material, making the ultimate CHEAP iphone!!! ahahaah

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  • 2012-08-07 12:56
  • q{pE

pagani zonda and brabus are overpriced too. and adidas is overpriced

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  • 2012-08-07 12:37
  • 0Cb2

no one is ripped if he choose to enter in an apple store and spend his/her money after his/her own taste and needs. my imac is overpriced but is a real pleasure to touch and use it any second

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  • 2012-08-07 12:35
  • 0Cb2

> In reply to jay @ 2012-08-07 12:29 from t7Xk - click to readThey are selling a very profitable phone, which is a combination of price, and low cost. Tim Cook has been highlighted previously regarding his brilliance in logistics and negotiating the best prices for components as well as maximizing efficiency, which is also made easier with Apple purchasing massive quantities.

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  • 2012-08-07 12:33
  • TSPG

> In reply to Iphone is a hype. @ 2012-08-07 11:15 from n{0p - click to readWhat about actually owning one?

All i see is typical iHater craptalk, you clearly say you havent owned iPhone, still you say all that about iPhone...

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  • 2012-08-07 12:32
  • p770

kinda funny. they got more profit even.though they only shared 6% if smartphone for 2nd quarter. r they lying or are they selling an overpriced phone?

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  • 2012-08-07 12:29
  • t7Xk

"So while everyone likes to point out that Android devices are outselling iOS devices, when it comes to making money off these devices, Apple is way ahead of everyone else."
How is this good from a user point of view? On the contrary it just shows what a rip-off apple is, and how much margin their product sells at. From am economic standpoint, Id love being an Apple shareholder at this point of time, high margins and high volumes, wow, dream combo, everyone else should just move on, wondering when this apple fad will get over.

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  • 2012-08-07 12:22
  • PZ$c

> In reply to Alui @ 2012-08-07 11:31 from Am9Y - click to readindeed, but which idea's? pushing u to go all the way to the moon and back just to change ur ringtone?
taking away the freedom to browse ur files without jail-breaking ur phone?

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  • 2012-08-07 12:21
  • j012

stupid communists have a reunion of poor frustated people here:go live in cuba or north korea you communists! what is your problem if i want to spent my money on apple products? what do you want? stick on your cheap plastic toy made by capitlist from south korea

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  • 2012-08-07 12:18
  • 0Cb2
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If their profit is really that big, it only means that all apple products are way overpriced than the other manufacturers

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  • 2012-08-07 11:57
  • Hxcx

to who ever wrote this article: why r so happy that apple is the best at making money. this means that more ppl r bein ripped off by a device that is not worth its high price.

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  • 2012-08-07 11:54
  • SYf1

Apple are greedy and over charge for a device that can do less than an Android phone. Don't like Apple at all

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  • 2012-08-07 11:53
  • 39x}

That only means one thing, Apple products are way overpriced....

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  • 2012-08-07 11:52
  • Hxcx

> In reply to beckon @ 2012-08-07 09:26 from vaPR - click to read...yes Apple does very good business. they are in the business of exploiting people after all. thats where they excel at.

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  • 2012-08-07 11:48
  • vaP7

> In reply to Max @ 2012-08-07 11:27 from Tr8a - click to readsorry to disappoint but if you do your homework or work in mobile retail youll know they do.So well done for being wrong.They rotten fruit has scrambled your tiny mind.Apple do not exchange if youve water damaged it.FACT

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  • 2012-08-07 11:46
  • M3s@

> In reply to Mr Maz @ 2012-08-07 11:04 from MJ4j - click to readSo does other any other company.

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  • 2012-08-07 11:37
  • sy14

Absolute nonsense, the difference is that Apple don't publicise it so to make a statement like that shows a lack of research done on your part.
http://www.theverge.com/2012/2...red-stanford

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  • 2012-08-07 11:35
  • JaDW

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