What´s the market share of the major cell phone manufacturers?
This article contains unofficial information.
Deutsche Bank analyst Brian Modof has made the necessary research and the graph you can see below shows the relevant company profits as percentage of the total industry value. Nokia still leads the pack with 60% of the industry earnings, huge earnings generated by its massive market share. What´s more interesting is that RIM and Apple, both smartphone focused, managed to make it off with a nice slice of the cake, despite their relatively miniature market presence. We certainly hope to see more similar analytic papers that would prove (or reject) the credibility of Mr. Modof´s research findings. Moreover, we believe we should see the largest Windows Mobile based cell phone manufacturer, HTC, on the graph as well.
1. Quemical (Posts: 162; Member since: 14 Jul 2009)
The iphone is NOT a smartphone, it is a feature phone. Get that through your thick russian skulls.
2. artz1986 (Posts: 453; Member since: 11 Mar 2009)
Why isn't the iPhone a 'smartphone'? What makes a smartphone a smartphone besides the obvious basics?
5. Quemical (Posts: 162; Member since: 14 Jul 2009)
You are correct the basics are what makes a smartphone a smartphone, and the basics are what the iphone does not have, just a few 'features' hence it is a feature phone.
6. Astromanaught (Posts: 46; Member since: 11 Mar 2009)
The Iphone Is not a business phone, and thats what many consider to be a smart phone. There are many things the iPhone is lacking s60, blackberry, and even windows mobile have been doing for years.
4. drewsky (Posts: 147; Member since: 04 Jan 2009)
I would like to see HTC on this list as well. I thought Samsung's profit would have been higher. oh well
7. MTLance (unregistered)
Uh can the iPhone be a nettop with phone? That seems more like it to me, and plenty of handy apps too. :D
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