Estimated Share Of Profit Among Mobile Phone Manufacturers

In 2007, Apple’s profits from its mobile handset business constituted just 3% of the overall profits made by the industry. At the end of 2009, this number was 37%. The biggest loser in this period has undoubtedly been Nokia whose share of profits has fallen from 60% in 2007 to 31% in 2009. Here is how the profits were shared among handset manufacturers in 2009.

Nokia : 31%
Samsung : 16%
LG : 8%
Sony Ericsson : -8%
Motorola : -6%
RIM : 20%
Apple : 37%
HTC : 5%
Palm : -3%
Industry Avg. : 12%

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