According to the report, Strategy Analytics, Samsung has gained as many as 13 percent of the earnings of global smartphone sales in the first three months of this year. A lot is the fact – but also a lot less than the company managed to earn a year ago, and much, much less how much Apple clinching.
Samsung smartphones division recorded a $ 1.57 billion operating profit, which is a big, 21.9-percent decline compared to the corresponding period last year.
Much better coped Apple. The company has achieved the first three months of 2017 years operating profit of approximately 10.1 billion dollars, accounting for 83.4% of all the money they earned manufacturers of smartphones in the world. Compared with 2016, this is for Apple to win – 79.8% growth.
If to take into account the ratio of profit to sales, Apple is the figure is 30.7 percent and is much higher than the one that presents Samsung – 9.7 percent here.
“With approximately 300 manufacturers of smartphones, only about 10 companies generate profits” – speaks one of the specialists. As explained further, “when it comes to profitability, the dominance of Apple and bipolaryzacja market between the companies that make money and those who have difficulty in achieving profit, constantly deepens.”