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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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Just proves that the Apple i-phone is overpriced

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  • 2012-08-07 09:43
  • vGqJ

Well its obvious isn't it. Squeeze cheap Chinese labor a bit more, get the phones manufactured 1/6th of retail price. Then say, Apple is SO GREAT, it makes SO MUCH MONEY. LOL!

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  • 2012-08-07 09:42
  • uuAi

thats because they sold a cheap device equipped with hype,cant belive 600$ phone glass can be scattered just by one drop.

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  • 2012-08-07 09:39
  • 0jvd

> In reply to Yuuup @ 2012-08-07 09:06 from 3af5 - click to readI wonder who'll be the first to put out a comments like "They need that money... for court" and all the other troll comments. ;)

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  • 2012-08-07 09:29
  • FHE8

What happen to Nokia ?

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  • 2012-08-07 09:27
  • tu6B

That my friend is called good business.

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  • 2012-08-07 09:26
  • vaPR

this is the reason why i dont have an apple product...first i can get waht i want on a different device w/out paying more...and base on thier profits, they are getting more on what you paid for...meaning those extra profits are not being spent on your device...but still its up to us consumer to choose...be an intelligent consumer...dont just buy for the sake that you love the item...make sure its worht yoyr money...

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  • 2012-08-07 09:24
  • A5w1

Apple's new Mission Statement "Charge consumers a premium for devices so that we can pay for legal costs to reduce the choice of the consumer"

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  • 2012-08-07 09:22
  • MJ4j

This just prove Apple sell wortless crap as if it was gold or diamonds! iPhone buyers are fooled into paying too much for outdated junk with the worlds most expensive, but useless, logo on it!

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  • 2012-08-07 09:22
  • J5QK

This is an unethical practice by Apple. Apple is ripping people by charging extra. Its my personal opinion but they should earn a reasonable profit. They should bring the price down and sell more units. The profit level will remain the same or may increase aswell.

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  • 2012-08-07 09:20
  • KIYw
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> In reply to Yuuup @ 2012-08-07 09:06 from 3af5 - click to readHey, why are you using a PC, internet, mobile phone etc. Stop using them, save money and help the poor.

DON'T waste costly resources on viewing the worlds richest company make some good products.

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  • 2012-08-07 09:15
  • PGjA

Greedy horrible company with too much money.Would be nice to see them help world poverty or hunger or disease but no thats never gunna happen.Lets just make more and more money and do nothing with it.Suppose bill gates does help charities unlike greedy evil jobs.

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  • 2012-08-07 09:06
  • 3af5

ilove my iphone,ipad,imac

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  • 2012-08-07 09:03
  • 0Cb2

The world begins to flatten. Diversity disappears. There will be much boredom and stupidity around us.

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  • 2012-08-07 09:01
  • 3cay

This post, as usual, will witness another Apple vs Samsung and iOS vs Android comment war. Hoping to see some crisp and mind boggling comments

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  • 2012-08-07 08:58
  • PGjA

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