Apple’s Share of Phone Revenues up to 28%

Eric Carlson | August 2, 2011 | Mobile Strategy

Horace Dediu from asymco posted an updated revenue and profit share model for Q2 of 2011.

He mentions:

The dedicated smartphone vendors (highlighted with segment bars) are now at 47% of total sales, a significant increase from the 6% share they held four years ago. Another remarkable show of entrant power and incumbent weakness.

These “entrant power” firms mentioned are Apple, RIM and Samsung. The largest losers when it comes to market share % have been Motorola, LG, Sony-Ericsson, and of course the feature phone behemoth Nokia.

Here’s another view at that data

Revenue of course, is not everything. Let’s take a look on the margin side of the financials:


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