By Philip Elmer-DeWitt
August 4, 2013

FORTUNE — If anyone can draw a picture that puts to lie Strategy Analytic’s claim — widely reported in the tech press — that Samsung has become the world’s most profitable smartphone vendor, Horace Dediu can.

The chart above was adapted from That Competition Thing, a post on his blog that compared the top and bottom lines of Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Google (GOOG), Microsoft (MSFT) and Samsung.

Dediu’s bottom line on Apple v. Samsung: “Apple remains most profitable phone maker by a wide margin.”

Below: Dediu’s revenue charts for the two companies by segment and product line.

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