“With 17.2% of the smartphone market in 2015, Apple captured 91% of the profit,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune. “Samsung, with 23.9% of the market, took 14% of the profit.”
“Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Walkley, who posted this data last week, has been monitoring the situation for several years,” P.E.D. reports. “Apple and Samsung shared 105% of the profit last year. That’s because so many of their competitors lost money.”
with iPhone, Apple “took 91% of what Walkley calls the mobile market’s ‘value share’ in four of the past five quarters,” P.E.D. reports. “In the fifth, it took 93%.”
Check out the interactive bar chart that will give you a sense of how thoroughly Apple dominates the mobile phone market here.
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