“Apple retained its top rank in profitability and regained the top spot in mobile phone revenues,” Horace Dediu reports for Asymco.

“Apple reached 75% of profit share, nearly 40% of revenue share and 9% of units share,” Dediu reports. “Apple and Samsung combined for about 91% of profits with RIM third at 3.7%, HTC fourth at 3.0% and Nokia last at 1.8% of a $15 billion total for the quarter.”

Dediu reports, “In terms of revenues, Apple had 39% to Samsung’s 25%. Third was Nokia with 12.6% and fourth RIM at 8%. HTC only managed 5.5%, Motorola 4%, LG 3.3% and Sony Ericsson 2.7%.”

See the excellent charts in the full article – recommended – here.

MacDailyNews Take: To the innovator go the spoils.

[Attribution: Fortune. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Jax44” for the heads up.]