“During the last financial quarter that ended in September, Canaccord Genuity’s Michael Walkley’s analysis shows Apple had its fourth consecutive quarter earning more than 90 percent of the available profits in the smartphone market, with Q3 2015 seeing Apple take a record 94 percent of the available profits,” Ewan Spence writes for Forbes.
“Even though Apple captured just fifteen percent of the share of unit sales,” Spence writes, “it not only maximised its financial advantage, but increased it (Q2 2015 saw 92 percent of the profits flow to Apple).”
“If the two percent rise this quarter continues, Apple could reach the 100 percent level by the end of June 2016,” Spence writes. “It may be a mathematical curiosity, but there’s nothing to stop the numbers showing Apple capturing 100 percent of smartphone profits over the next few years.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Total dominance.
Android is an inferior, unprofitable knockoff peddled to cheapskate tech illiterates who do not value their privacy and/or who are so blind as to be unable to recognize a half-assed fake from the revolutionary original.
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