It's crazy how much some things can change. After a horrific Q3 last year, Samsung has shown great improvement. After Sony had released their Q3 numbers this morning as well, Samsung being the rival that they are, wanted to up the ante and released theirs as well. Their total revenue came out at $35.8 billion with profits coming around to $3.96 billion.
For those of you who doubt that Motorola hasn't broken out of their slump yet, check out their Q3 numbers which were released today. They have enjoyed their first growth quarter since Q4 in 2006. They ranked at $4.9 billion this quarter compared to $4.3 billion in Q3 in 2009. There was 13% change in revenue since Q3 2009.
This is a great accomplishment for Android. The market is growing faster than most of us anticipated. This was revealed during this afternoon's Q1 earnings press conference, Jeff Huber who is Google's senior VP of engineering. Also, Google views the Nexus One as a “profitable business” even though most analyst feel it didn’t sell enough units overall.