Samsung makes 95 percent of all Android smartphone profits

By Dave LeClair
May 16, 2013
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  1. During the first quarter of 2013, Android smartphones led to an impressive $5.3 billion in profits across all of the companies selling them. That's a lot of money, but who is actually benefiting the most? Turns out, Samsung is responsible for 94.7...

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  2. The new sheep has arose. Bahhhhhhh.................
  3. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,473   +963

    Not really surprising. LG cant keep up with Samsungs plethora of advertising.
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,907   +1,702

    Samsung has a big presence in just about every country in the world so it comes as no surprise. I wouldn't be surprised if you could find a Samsung phone dealer in the middle of the Atacama desert.
  5. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Enthusiast Posts: 289   +67

    In retrospect, Nokia has made a good move going with Windows Phone. Yes, they still don't make much, but they are clearly in a better position than fighting for that $0.1 billion with the other Android phone manufacturers (LG, HTC, Huawei, Motorola, etc, etc.). At least they are still surviving...

    Let's hope Nokia and Blackberry stay alive for the sake of competition.
    Archean, Chazz and spectrenad like this.
  6. Chazz

    Chazz TS Evangelist Posts: 657   +70

    Exactly what I was gonna say. Every other Android manufacturer is in trouble.
  7. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,678   +85

    +1 gamoniac and Chazz
    From another angle, it also means, if someone can take down Sammy, or Sammy decide to jump ship for something of their kitchen, android could be in huge trouble.

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