Apple enjoyed 89% of smartphone profits in Q4 of 2014


Apple enjoyed 89% of all smartphone profits in Q4 last year. According to Tech Crunch, Strategy Analytics said that Apple in Q4 last year accounted for 89% of all smartphone profits, equating to $18.8 billion, with Android taking only 11%, or $2.4 billion.

It is reported that other platform players like Microsoft, Blackberry and Firefox did not make profit at all.

Neil Mawson, research director for Strategy Analytics, named Samsung, Huawei and Xiaomi as “three big profit drivers” for Android.

He said that Samsung is the Android giant that delivers most of Android’s smartphone profits worldwide, adding that the company accounted for well over half of all Android smartphone profits globally in Q4 2014.

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