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Samsung Took 82% Profit Share of Android Camp in Q2 2016

by Linda Sui | Aug 20, 2016

According to the latest published report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) services: Value Share: Global Smartphone Revenue, ASP and Profit by OS by Price-Tier : Q2 2016, global smartphone industry revenues dipped -5% annually during Q2 2016. Android maintained top position as the largest OS by revenue, followed by iOS. Microsoft and Blackberry platforms made no profit at all. Tizen fell to the fifth position by volume.

Samsung led the pack among all Android OEMs by volume, value and profitability. The Korean vendor took 26% volume share, 38% value share and 82% of profit share within Android camp during Q2 2016. Huawei ranked the second spot by volume and value among all Android OEMs. Chinese OEM OPPO and vivo pushed into top 5 list thanks to surging volumes and improved ASP.

 Our extensive report provides quarterly global smartphone shipments, wholesale (transfer) pricing, revenue metrics, as well as operating profit and margin for 8 major operating systems from Q1 2013 to Q2 2016. Global smartphone OS marketshare by price-tier, and global revenue-share tracking by PRICE-TIER, for all 8 operating systems, as well as Android OS volume and value share by OEM are also included.

This report is a vital tool for monitoring the financial health and tiered marketshare of leading OSs such as Android, iOS, Windows, BlackBerry, Firefox, Tizen, Sailfish, Ubuntu and others. It can be used to monitor OEM volume and value share within Android camp.

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