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Apple, RIM and HTC snatch 75% of Q1 cell phone operating profits

0. phoneArena posted on 17 May 2011, 08:59

The first quarter of 2011 has spoken with the hard financial numbers and curiously enough three companies captured an overwhelming 75% of cell phone operating profits in the first trimester of 2011. Apple, RIM and HTC combined for…

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posted on 17 May 2011, 09:28 1

1. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)

Wow Apple dominating the competition.

posted on 17 May 2011, 09:30

2. bluechrism (unregistered)

IS this US data? World data? etc? Important distinction to nake here as this stuff is very different market to market.

posted on 17 May 2011, 10:04 1

3. tory black (unregistered)

how is rim above htc???? wtf

posted on 17 May 2011, 11:00 2

5. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)

Even though RIM has been slowing down lately they're still huge in the enterprise market and are also doing well with consumers overall. There's a lot of die hard bb users.

posted on 17 May 2011, 16:47

9. mr. droid (Posts: 278; Member since: 21 Aug 2010)

i would say the majority of blackberry users i come across are that way. its blackberry or nothing. personally, i think they are falling quite a ways behind the curve (no pun intended) BUT the way i understand it, they have a couple more models coming out, so they are still behind the 8-ball so to speak and could still put it in the pocket.

posted on 17 May 2011, 11:40

6. TheFunnyMan (Posts: 77; Member since: 26 Jan 2011)

Don't forget too that most of the US Government contracts with RIM for devices because of the unique security features BlackBerry offers. Thats a hefty contract in and of itself

posted on 17 May 2011, 12:00

7. Debbie (unregistered)

Our company also uses BlackBerry's just because of the security features it offers.

posted on 17 May 2011, 10:50

4. GCHILD (unregistered)

The World market is actaully dominitated by RIM.

posted on 17 May 2011, 16:50

10. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

Oh yeah!!! Nokia and RIM!!!

posted on 18 May 2011, 18:09

12. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)

haha dont u love how much bigger apples portion is?

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