Qualcomm Snapdragon processor under that HD display. Samsung and their Galaxy S3 and S4, the HTC One, LG's Nexus 4 and many other devices are all powered by Qualcomm, which is one of many reasons they've (yet again) had record sales and revenue for the Q3 earnings report this year.
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AT&T is sharing all the details regarding their Q2 of 2013. While their U-Verse and household options have been doing well, their large revenue numbers are in part due to strong smartphones sales. Most notably, Android smartphone sales.
Google has reported its second quarter results for 2013, showing a significant jump in revenue over the same quarter last year. The Internet giant saw revenue jump all over the board, with site, network, and other revenues representing increases over Q2 2012 ranging from 7-percent to 138-percent.
T-Mobile has posted their Q1 2013 results and while these numbers will not reflect the recent merger with MetroPCS, the carrier has said this quarter has brought the "first positive branded customer growth in four years." T-Mobile is reporting 3,000 branded net customer additions, which to put a year on that first positive branded customer growth in four years comment -- means this stems back from 2009.
GALAXY S 4 launch still in the process for Samsung, their latest quarterly report is showing an increase in net profit, which likley comes as a result of an increase in smartphone sales. Of course, thanks to the latest IDC report we were already given a bit of a teaser in terms of where Samsung stands in the smartphone market.
HTC had been holding out high hopes for the One, it seems the release delays have taken their toll on the first quarter earnings. In fact, HTC has posted the Q1 2013 results and they are the weakest they have even been. The report is showing HTC as having a net profit of 85m Taiwanese (roughly $2.85 million US), however looking at previous earnings reports and things were way down.
HTC unveiled the One smartphone last month and many are calling for it to be the savior. Time will tell just how accurate that ends up being, however it does look like the HTC One is off to a good start. The handset received the "Best Mobile Device" award at Mobile World Congress. The One took first above the Sony Xperia Z, however we are a bit curious as to whether that would have come out the same had the Galaxy S4 been announced. Without worrying about what could have happened, we do have some HTC financials to discuss today.
Qualcomm shareholders, because the company delivered the financial results for its fiscal Q1 2013 today, and things are looking pretty good across the board. GAAP revenue came in at $6.09 billion, which is up 29% year-over-year and 24% over the previous quarter. Of that $6.09 billion, Qualcomm got to keep $1.91 billion, with net profits up 36% year-over-year and a whopping 50% sequentially.
Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, and today it delivered its report on the smartphone market as its stands at the end of Q3. It seems that Android has a worthy competitor in the iPhone 5, and even though there isn't a threat of Android losing its massive market share lead anytime soon, Apple's newest handset did manage to put a dent in Android's growth in the US and UK.