“The major publicly traded phone vendors have all reported results for the second quarter,” Horace Dediu reports for asymco. “Based on the data available so far we can begin putting together a picture of the market.”
Dediu reports, “This quarter saw a slight sequential decline in overall profit for the sector, but four vendors did not manage a profit from selling phones. Nokia, Motorola, Sony-Ericsson and LG all saw losses.”
“The other vendors split the slightly decreased pie with Apple getting two thirds of it (66.3%),” Dediu reports. “This share is up from 57% in Q1 and 50% in Q3 and Q4.”
Dediu offers a “‘before-and-after’ view of profit capture showing the change in profit share over a four year period.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Kristian” for the heads up.]