Top 10 most-profitable smartphone models in the world

Katie Ramirez
April 19, 2018

Nomura reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and issued a $175.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research note on Monday, March 19th. Samsung will officially begin production of the OLED displays in May which will be used in the iPhone X 2018, iPhone X Plus models.

What gives the iPhone X the edge here is that the entire front of the phone is dominated by its screen.

The mid-tier offering of the smartphone series will be the second generation iPhone X which some call the iPhone X 2. But the trend seems clear and helps to shed a more positive light on those lower than expected iPhone X sales. Industry experts were anticipating that the larger iPhone X Plus could be priced at $1,099.

Apple could be gearing up to launch new iPhone models as early as next month. Royal Bank of Canada restated an "outperform" rating and set a $125.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research report on Friday, January 13th. Lin says Apple was working on an LCD iPhone, but scrapped the project in mid-February. Commercial production is expected to start in next couple of weeks, the sources added.

Samsung is Apple's exclusive OLED supplier for the X, as the only company with enough capacity to keep up with Apple's demands. The company will double the output in June, though. It also indicates that all three iPhones would launch simultaneously in September.

After the success of Apple's flagship device, the iPhone X, the company is already focused on the next iteration of its smartphone phenom. (NASDAQ:AAPL) - and especially the iPhone X - coming out looking pretty good. But data from Counterpoint Research shows that it has proved incredibly profitable for Apple.

Source Apple Insider
Source Apple Insider

The iPhone X made much more money for Apple compared to the profit of all Android smartphones combined in the fourth quarter of previous year. Apple iPhone X was on sale that quarter only for two months but still managed to top the charts.

It is due to the growing sales of iPhone X in Q4 2017 that Apple's share has seen a swift growth of 1 percent (YoY) in the same quarter.

Overall, global handset profits have declines year-over-year, but Apple has actually grown its profits by one percent year-over-year.

During the quarter the device has received 5 times more profit than the total profit of more than 600 manufacturers of Android-devices, writes the online edition of the with reference for a New time. The latest of the rumors being that the upcoming iPhone SE 2 will be manufactured in India by Wistron.

New regulatory filings reveal that a bunch of new devices are planned.

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