So pretty clearly, Apple has no monopoly powers in the mobile business at under 12% of the market.
That said, Apple has quite a bit going for it.
Apple isn’t really looking to take on all that much more of the market, because unlike every other company in the business, Apple has mostly only made premium devices.
Is Apple a monopoly or oligopoly?
Apple Inc. is considered an Oligopoly and Monopolistic Competition because of there being more competitors and also with the company maintaining its position in the market because its too costly or difficult for other rivals to enter, thus meaning there are entry barriers.
What companies are a monopoly?
The monopolies or near-monopolies we usually think of tend to be technology giants like Microsoft, Facebook, and Google, which holds more than 60% of the search engine market.
10 Companies You Didn’t Know Had Near-Monopolies
- Anheuser-Busch InBev.
- YKK Group.
- De Beers.
- Tyson Foods.
Is Samsung a monopoly?
Original question: Is Samsung a monopoly? No, Samsung makes many products, however I will assume this is about their mobile electronics – tablets and smartphones – division. There are many producers and sellers of cellphones. There are smartphones and tablets which use Android, IOS, or Windows based operating systems.
Is Microsoft a monopoly?
Findings of fact: Microsoft is a monopoly that hurts competition and consumers. As expected, Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson has found Microsoft to have monopoly power in the computer operating system market. In other words, Microsoft enjoys monopoly power in the relevant market.”