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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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People should understand that ideas are worth more money than physical objects.

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  • 2012-08-07 11:31
  • Am9Y

This must be for US only. As far as India goes, you will rarely find a person with rotten fruit(any model).

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  • 2012-08-07 11:31
  • P@$x

> In reply to Yuuup @ 2012-08-07 11:14 from M3s@ - click to readActually most manufacturers only provide 12 months warranty and the 2nd 12 months is covered by your network provider

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  • 2012-08-07 11:27
  • Tr8a

> In reply to chupoltorero @ 2012-08-07 09:56 from A5w1 - click to readNo, just one huge mistake - Nokia said no to android

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  • 2012-08-07 11:24
  • n5yj

You pay peanuts, u get monkeys!

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  • 2012-08-07 11:19
  • RDXJ

Wow this shows you how over priced these phones are! And with only one years warranty too! Ouch!

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  • 2012-08-07 11:17
  • 9B8n

Iphone is a hype. I never thought it was worth the money that's why I never bought it. No value for the money it costs.

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  • 2012-08-07 11:15
  • n{0p

> In reply to Someone @ 2012-08-07 10:33 from n$eY - click to readDoes that include water damage with this so called amazing company?And if so why do apple only offer a 12month warranty on such a masterpiece of modern chinese engineering?Samsung,nokia,htc offer 24month.Says everything they make so much money because they offer such a poor warranty.

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  • 2012-08-07 11:14
  • M3s@

> In reply to azam @ 2012-08-07 11:06 from Ia1j - click to readApple doesn't sell crap

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  • 2012-08-07 11:10
  • nw}e

it means apple is selling the devices for much higher price than its worth......

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  • 2012-08-07 11:06
  • Ia1j

> In reply to Someone @ 2012-08-07 10:53 from n$eY - click to readApple offer the waranty and service you would expect from a premium priced retailer.

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  • 2012-08-07 11:04
  • MJ4j

> In reply to Someone @ 2012-08-07 10:33 from n$eY - click to readDoes that include water damage with this so called amazing company?And if so why do apple only offer a 12month warranty on such a masterpiece of modern chinese engineering?Samsung,nokia,htc offer 24month.Says everything they make so much money because they offer such a poor warranty.

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  • 2012-08-07 11:00
  • M3s@

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-07 10:11 from DVqg - click to readwhen i said "extra" means "more" and i put it beside the word "profit"...what i mean is they get profit more than what "i think" they should be getting. And thats the reason i dont have an apple product... as I said it depeneds on "us" customers because we are the one who pays for thier item...if you think that its worht it your paying them %77 percent more on what they spend on the device(including R & D/marketing/etc..) then i think it will not matter to you right?

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  • 2012-08-07 10:55
  • A5w1

> In reply to Mr Maz @ 2012-08-07 10:39 from MJ4j - click to readNice work, I agree with you. No sarcasm.

So the other guy jumping up and saying that Apple rip off iOS users is wrong when Apple actually offer a pretty decent warranty exchange program.

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  • 2012-08-07 10:53
  • n$eY

At the end of the day, samsung might make a far more powerful phone but when it comes to being a business, and making a profit, no one can touch the behemohth that is apple. First trillion dollar company? Probably ;)

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  • 2012-08-07 10:47
  • 3AxW

77% share for Apple 29% share for Samsung -F maths grade for the author of this article.

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  • 2012-08-07 10:47
  • M3s@

> In reply to Nicolas82 @ 2012-08-07 10:35 from 33Zq - click to readNot true, you can sell 2 month device almost same price than new, heck you can sold one year old model for another user over half of the original price.

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  • 2012-08-07 10:41
  • p77u

> In reply to Someone @ 2012-08-07 10:29 from n$eY - click to readYour comments are very well explained and justified.

Do you work for Apple?

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  • 2012-08-07 10:40
  • PGjA

> In reply to Someone @ 2012-08-07 10:33 from n$eY - click to readerm... a) because it's impossible to offer this service when you have 100's of different handsets compared to 3 Apple devices

and b) Samsung sales are through resellers and service providors, they do not have a retial/direct to public service model like Apple.

and c) All UK electronic devices come with a 12month warranty

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  • 2012-08-07 10:39
  • MJ4j

My freind's That's called apple...

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  • 2012-08-07 10:37
  • vwes

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