Thanks to the Note 7 recall, Apple scored virtually all of the phone industry's profits in Q3

After Samsung wrote off this and next quarter in terms of smartphone profits, due to the Note 7 recall fiasco, Apple is now the sole game in the industry when it comes to actually earning money from the production of its handsets. According to the calculations of BMO Capital Markets analyst Tim Long, Apple took virtually all of the smartphone industry's profits in Q3...
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101 Comments

1. TheNeighbor

Posts: 370; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Slow clap...

3. sgodsell

Posts: 7368; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I am not surprised that Apple makes so much, especially when they overcharge for everything. At a 104% that means they are taking the profit from other OEMs devices and their efforts. Which doesn't surprise anyone. This just confirms and continues to show how greedy Apple really is. Especially since Apples market share dropped, and Android gained market share in the same quarter. The smart people in the Android camp realize that good devices with high end specs don't have to cost $650 or $1000 for a really good smartphone. What I find funny with all this profit, is how long can Apple keep going if they continue to see sales declines?

9. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You're a broken record.

19. aegislash

Posts: 1495; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

You, of all people, calling someone a broken record? Really?

37. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Yes, I am. So what?

49. aegislash

Posts: 1495; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

It's just funny because it's coming from someone who is also a broken record a majority of the time.

50. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I'm not a broken record. I don't see you giving the loser below the same thing and he's an even bigger broken record.

52. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

He's calling you out because you're the loser that's the biggest broken record around.

60. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Pot meet kettle because you're the biggest broken record of all, alpha.

66. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

Now you're just projecting, JakeLee.

71. Mxyzptlk unregistered

No, I'm just speaking the truth, alpha.

72. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

No, you're just spewing BS, JakeLee.

77. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I'm not spewing bs at all, alpha.

79. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lame, typical, BS response #5,011. Keep 'em coming, JakeLee.

82. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I'll continue putting you in your place, alpha.

83. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

This coming from JakeLee, the guy that's always trying to put a square peg into a circle. In other words, it hasn't, and never will, happen.

86. Mxyzptlk unregistered

This is coming from alpha, the guy who has never seen the hole let alone been able to find the hole.

88. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

Your Mom told me tell you that she vigorously disagrees with you, JakeLee.

90. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Lol he couldn't think of a better comeback and it shows. Or he's just salty because he gives "premature" a new meaning. Keep that up and maybe you'll get a role in the Flash movie, alpha.

92. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lol, you're just extremely bumburned that my responses are wittier than yours JakeLee, and it shows. Your jealousy is showing. Apply aloe and a cool, damp cloth for the pain of being anally wounded.

94. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Yet another bs response from bumburned alpha. All because he couldn't find the hole.

96. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lame, predictable anally wounded JakeLee response #5,013. Keep 'em coming,

98. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Not my fault if you can't find the hole.

100. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

Your mom would heavily disagree with you.

23. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

Pot, meet kettle.

38. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Coming in for another beating I see.

51. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

You couldn't beat your meat, much less beat me. We both know that I routinely slaughter you in the comments section.

61. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Why would I when I have your mom to do that for me?

67. meanestgenius

Posts: 22064; Member since: May 28, 2014

"Why would I when I have MY MOM to do that for me?" There. I fixed your post for you. We both know that you trolls are an incestuous lot.

73. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Incest huh, well you do reek of inbred.
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