That’s right, Google makes a projected $2 per Android powered phone sold, and Apple is closer $6 or $8. Microsoft is making about $5 on LG, Acer, and Samsung Android phones.
This past weekend Apple and HTC signed a patent cross-licensing deal that, according to one analyst, could see Apple collect between $6 and $8 for each and every Android smartphone HTC sells
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Source: VB / Mobile Apple and Microsoft could make 600% more from Android than Google in 2013
11/21 update: HTC CEO Peter Chou – “I think that these estimates are baseless..” /via ARS Technica