Apple Took 93 Per Cent of Mobile Industry Profits in Late 2014

By Gary Cutlack on at

The lorries full of unmarked bank notes are continuing to line up outside offices in Luxembourg at an unprecedented rate in the modern era, with new comparisons of the mobile industry claiming Apple's taking a staggering 93 per cent of all the profit from selling phones and tablets.

The latest stats for Q4 of 2014 come from Cannacord, with one analyst suggesting going all-in on Apple shares despite them nearing historical high valuations, as there's still a vast number of people out there yet to upgrade to iPhone 6s and therefore throw even more money into Apple's offshore accounts.

Here's the mobile world profits breakdown, including, for a laugh, data for BlackBerry, Microsoft and the other losers that try to sell technology to the inhabitants of Apple World:

Pool old HTC, eh? [Barron's via Phone Arena]

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