Saturday, May 27, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Chip Industry "Threatened" by Chinese Players
AMD Ryzen AGESA 1.0.0.6 Firmware to Enable Speedy Memory Clocks
Nvidia Introduces the GeForce MX150 For Laptops
Intel Dominates the Enterprise SSD Market
NVIDIA Introduces New GeForce GTX Battlebox
TSMC is Already Testing 7nm Chips, Coming Next Year
Microsoft's Beam Streaming Service Becomes "Mixer"
Lenovo Returns to Profitability
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Nokia S...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, August 05, 2011
Nokia Stays Behind Apple And Samsung in The Smartphone Market


Samsung and Apple have reached the top of the list of global smartphone makers in the second quarter, blowing past Nokia and BlackBerry maker Research In Motion, according to data released by research firm IDC.

Samsung jumped from No. 4 in the first quarter to No. 2 in the second, on the strength of its Android-based Galaxy phones. The company sold 17.3 million smartphones in the second quarter, up from 10.8 million in the first, IDC said.

Apple rose to No. 1, taking the spot from Nokia, by selling 20.3 million iPhones, up from 18.7 million in the first quarter. That relegated Finland's Nokia, the long-time leader, to third place.

Nokia sold 16.7 million smartphones, a drop from 24.2 million in the previous quarter. The company has struggled to come up with an answer to the iPhone. Nokia is now transitioning to smartphone software from Microsoft, but it's first Windows Phones won't be on sale until late this year, at the earliest.

Canada's RIM fell from third to fourth place, as it saw a decline in BlackBerry sales from the first quarter to the second. Like Nokia, it has been struggling to update the high end of its line to compete with touch-screen phones such as the iPhone. It unveiled five new models with updated "BlackBerry 7 " software this week.

HTC remained in fifth place, but it's seeing rapidly growing sales. Like Samsung, it has bet on Google's Android software for its phones.

Apple's sales record comes nearly a year after it released its latest model, the iPhone 4, and it's still selling millions of the even older iPhone 3GS. Competitors such as Samsung put out new models every few months.


Previous
Next
Latest Skype for Android Enables Video on Most Android Devices        All News        Graphics and PC Shipments Up in Q2
Latest Skype for Android Enables Video on Most Android Devices     Mobiles News      RIM Introduces New BlackBerry 7 Touchscreen Smartphones

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Wants to Lead the Foundry Race With Process Roadmap Down to 4nm
Hackers Expose Galaxy S8's Iris Scanner Security, Samsung Investigates Issue
Nokia and Apple Settle All Litigation, Sign Patent License and Business Agreement
Apple To Upgrade MacBooks This Summer
Samsung Pay Launches in the U.K.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Said To Have Dual-cameras
Accessory Line-up for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+
Samsung Creates New Chip Foundry Division
Apple Invests $200M In Corning
Samsung Names New Mobile Marketing Chief
Samsung Display Breaks Ground For New Flexible OLED Fab
Apple Buys Sleep Tracking App Maker Beddit

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .