73% of Phone Industry Profits was Captured by Apple in the Last Quarter
Apple captured 73% of phone industry profits and Samsung captured 26%. HTC took 1%. Everybody else lost money.
— Horace Dediu (@asymco) May 2, 2012
Apple is clearly doomed because iPhone users will ‘Wake Up' and realize that they can't do business with an iPhone. They will line-up overnight to buy Blackberry 10 phones in the near future because they want to see how ‘being in business' really feels like.
A couple of Astounding Facts
- Apple has 8.8% Mobile Phone Market-share according to IDC.
- HTC, RIM, Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson and LG are together worth about half of Apple’s cash.
— Horace Dediu (@asymco) May 3, 2012