Global smartphone sales were down in Q1 2018, but premium models boosted average prices
It may be a while before global smartphone sales start surging again, but in the meantime, vendors can be very happy about recent average price trends.
LG didn’t lose that much money on phones in Q1 2018, ‘positive results’ expected from G7 ThinQ
LG Electronics had a great overall first quarter of the year, generating profits of over $1 billion. The chaebol’s mobile division lost money once again, but the G7 ThinQ might be a winner.
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Samsung breaks quarterly profit records yet again, mostly thanks to chips and high-end phones
Samsung made more money between January and March 2018 than ever before, specifically around $14.5 billion in operating profit, but no thanks to the iPhone X.
HTC will get a financial boost from Google soon, but until then, monthly revenues are down
Before it can return to quarterly profitability with Google’s help, HTC’s monthly income scores are still shrinking, and new Vive headsets will probably not help that much.
LG Electronics boasts record full-year 2017 revenues, ‘narrowed’ Q4 smartphone losses
LG lost another $192 million on smartphones during Q4 2017, nonetheless reporting all-time high overall annual revenues of $55.4 billion.