Analyst Says Android Hardware Profits Tanked in 2014

Ina Fried, reporting for Recode:

While Android continued to gain market share in the global smartphone market, it saw a significant drop on another key metric: Profits.

Analyst Chetan Sharma estimates that global profits in the Android hardware market for 2014 were down by half from the prior year — the first year that there has been any significant drop.

Vintage 2011 claim chowder from Henry Blodget: “Android Is Destroying Everyone, Especially RIM — iPhone Dead In Water”.

Tuesday, 30 December 2014