Despite the crisis in the smartphone industry, which many analysts believe, this market is really great. This is confirmed by the latest revenue results, which are again record-breaking. However, we owe the good results mainly to one well-known company …

In the fourth quarter of 2017, revenue from the sale of smartphones amounted to as much as 120.2 billion dollars – this is the report of the American analytics company Strategy Analytics. This means an 8% year-on-year increase. The fact that such excellent results are not a coincidence, also shows the average price of the smartphone sold – in the last three months of 2017 it was equal to $ 300, while in the fourth quarter of 2016 it was much less, because $ 255. What surprises is the fact that despite the absolute dominance of smartphones using the Android system up to 61.4 billion dollars, or 51% of the total revenue for this period … noted Apple . Despite the complaints about the not-so-good premiere of the iPhone X and secondary equipment from the iPhone 8 family, the Cupertino concern earned so much that the results of the rest of the industry can simply dream of. The second in line was Samsung with market share at the level of 15.7%, and the podium is closed by Huawei, which can boast revenue of 8.4 billion, which gives a 7% market share.

fot. Strategy Analytics

fot. Strategy Analytics

Such results are not at all surprising when you look at the average price of one smartphone sold. In the case of Huawei, it is $ 205, Samsung achieved a result of 254 bucks, and Apple? The Cupertino group sold each smartphone for an average of $ 800 . This is a huge difference, which means that Huawei had to sell 4 smartphones to compensate for the result achieved by one iPhone. In the face of such revelations, it is not surprising that the Cupertino concern has a really good period behind it. source: androidheadlines