Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 26th Jul 2013 14:56 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "In smartphones, it's not all about Apple and Samsung anymore. For several years, these two companies have dominated the mobile phone-making business, successively one-upping each other with ever sleeker, more technologically sophisticated iPhones and Galaxy handsets that left would-be rivals grasping. But now the competition is stirring, and consumers are giving another look to brands they once ignored." Not only is Samsung now more profitable in mobile than Apple (next goalpost please), smaller Android manufacturers, such as LG, ZTE, and Lenovo, are making huge inroads, and are raking in growing profits - in fact, these three now belong to the top 5 mobile device makers. The common parlance that only Samsung is making a profit off Android is simply no longer true.
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RE[2]: Comment by cdude
by przemo_li on Sat 27th Jul 2013 07:29 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by cdude"
przemo_li
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You mean ~8mln vs ~10-14mln?

That would be spitting distance (if seen in bigger picture of whole market)

Though:

1) Nokia loose 14% per Lumia sold (in 2Q13).
2) Nokia is far behind in actual GROWTH numbers (so likely Android OEM's will outpace Nokia even more in next quater)

Will see in next Q if this trend continue, and how good Nokia is at it.

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