Friday, July 29, 2011

Apple Passes Nokia and Holds Off Samsung to Become World's Top Smartphone Vendor [Updated] - Mac Rumors

The trends suggest Samsung will soon be the global leader in smartphone sales.  On a related note: Motorola Mobility Forecast Trails Estimates as Competition Grows (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)

Just hours after research firm IDC released data showing Apple dramatically outpacing the overall mobile phone industry in year-over-year growth for the second quarter of 2011, Strategy Analytics has confirmed that Apple has indeed become the world's largest smartphone manufacturer. In that smaller but faster-growing submarket, Apple dethroned long-time leader Nokia and just barely held off a fast-rising Samsung to take the top spot.

Apple Passes Nokia and Holds Off Samsung to Become World's Top Smartphone Vendor [Updated] - Mac Rumors

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