36 mln Flash-based digital music players to sell in 2005

IdaRose Sylvester, senior analyst at IDC, is quoted by EETimes saying 36 mln flash-based digital music players will sell in 2005. He points out Apple’s profit margins according to the estimates on bill-of-material. Apple gets roughly 40% of profit margin on 512 MB iPod shuffle and 35% on the 1 GB model.