Competition between mobile manufacturers is fierce, which means that many find it difficult to turn a profit. The last few years have resulted in the Apple with its monopoly on iOS phones have accounted for the majority of the total profits of the industry, while Samsung has scratched itself most of the remains.
2016 backed iPhone sales in the first three quarters, but it does not seem to have prevented Apple will again dominate the profits, writes Apple Insider.
According to a new report from Strategy Analytics accounted Apple 79.2 percent of the profits, while Samsung accounted for 14.6 percent and the remainder were spread out among the mainly Chinese manufacturers who Oppo, Vivo and ZTE.
Similar reports from previous years have come from Canaccord Genuity, which expects net profit after have drawn from all producers suffered losses. This led to Apple and Samsung together could account for 100 percent of the profits. Strategy Analytics does not seem to have taken the producers that suffered losses, which means that the figures are not exactly comparable.