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IPhone X Responsible for 35% of Total Worldwide Phone Profits in Q4 2017

7 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

The iPhone X accounted for 35 percent of total worldwide handset profits in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to new estimates shared this morning by Counterpoint Research .
The device generated 5x more profit than the combined profit of more than 600 Android OEMs during the quarter, despite the fact that it was only available for purchase during the final two months of the year and in spite of reports pointing towards lackluster sales of the device.
Other Apple iPhones, including the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus accounted for a second large chunk of global...
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Apple iPhone X contributed 35% of the smartphone industry's global Q4 profits

Apple iPhone X contributed 35% of the smartphone industry's global Q4 profits

7 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

According to data from Counterpoint Research that was shared on cable business channel CNBC, Apple bucked the trend by reporting a 1% gain in calendar fourth quarter profits from global smartphones sales, year-over-year. The entire industry reported a 1% decline for the same time period. And the one handset that was responsible for the majority of industry profits during the period was the Apple iPhone X.
The tenth-anniversary iPhone, priced at $999 and up, accounted for 35% of smartphone profits even though the phone was available for only two months of the calendar fourth quarter...
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