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Apple & Samsung Control 96% of Mobile Phone Industry Profit in Q4 2014

by Linda Sui | 2月 14, 2015

According to the latest report -- Value Share : Handset Revenue, Profit and ASP in Q4 2014 -- from our Wireless Device Strategies (WDS) service, Apple and Samsungtogether captured a huge 96% share of all global handset industry profits in Q4 2014.

Apple alone generated 88% of industry profit, significantly up from 70% one year ago, driven by strong performance of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. In contrast, Samsung profit share dipped to 8% in the quarter.

Leading Chinese vendors also made improvements. Huawei, Xiaomi and OPPO were among the top 10 most-profitable handset vendors worldwide in Q4 2014.

Additional data and analysis can be downloaded by clients here.

 

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