The Mobile Phone Business In One Chart

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Feb. 3 2012 11:37 AM

The Mobile Phone Business In One Chart

Mobile Phone Business In One Chart, courtesy Benedict Evans

This is courtesy of Benedict Evans. It shows three distinct clusters of firms—Samsung, Nokia, and "other" are all selling boatloads of cheap phones. Apple is selling a relatively small number of expensive phones. And the rest of the market is in the middle.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.