Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung And Apple See Their Smartphone Market Shares Plunging
Twitter Says Its User base Increased
Microsoft Details Windows Phone 8.1 Update, Brings Cortana To New Markets
Facebook to Shut Down Gifts Service
Netflix To Pay AT&T For Smooth Video Delivery
Lite-On To Showcase New Enterprise Storage Solutions
Sharp Develops Brighter LED for LCD Backlights
Microsoft Releases The Sharks Cove, A Raspberry Pi Alternative
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > Mobiles > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, October 28, 2011
Samsung Becomes World's Number One Smartphone Vendor in Q3 2011


According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments grew 44 percent annually to reach a record 117 million units in the third quarter of 2011. Samsung overtook Apple to claim top spot as the world's number one smartphone vendor.

Alex Spektor, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global smartphone shipments grew 44 percent annually to reach a record 117 million units in Q3 2011. Samsung shipped 28 million smartphones and overtook Apple to become the world's largest smartphone vendor by volume with 24 percent market share. Samsung's rise has been driven by a blend of elegant hardware designs, popular Android services, memorable sub-brands and extensive global distribution. Samsung has demonstrated that it is possible, at least in the short term, to differentiate and grow by using the Android ecosystem."

Neil Mawston, Director at Strategy Analytics, added, "After just one quarter in the top spot, Apple slipped behind Samsung to second position and captured 15 percent share. Apple's global smartphone growth rate slowed to just 21 percent annually in Q3 2011, its lowest level for two years. We believe Apple's growth during the third quarter was affected by consumers and operators awaiting the launch of the new iPhone 4S in the fourth quarter, volatile economic conditions in several key countries, and tougher competition from Samsung's popular Galaxy S2 model."

Tom Kang, Director at Strategy Analytics, added, "Nokia reached 14 percent global smartphone share in Q3 2011, more than halving from 33 percent in Q3 2010. The transition from Symbian to Microsoft as Nokia's main smartphone platform has clearly been a very challenging process this year. The recent launch of the new Microsoft Lumia portfolio has helped to raise Nokia's profile, and Nokia will be hoping the partnership with Microsoft can drive at least an L-shaped recovery in its global smartphone market share over the next few months."


        
        Global Smartphone Vendor Shipments (Millions of Units)      Q3 '10    Q3 '11
        ------------------------------------------------------      ------    ------
        Samsung                                                        7.5      27.8
        Apple                                                         14.1      17.1
        Nokia                                                         26.5      16.8
        Others                                                        32.9      55.3
        ------------------------------------------------------      ------    ------
        Total                                                         81.0     117.0
        ======================================================      ======    ======
        Global Smartphone Vendor Marketshare %                      Q3 '10    Q3 '11
        ------------------------------------------------------      ------    ------
        Samsung                                                       9.3%     23.8%
        Apple                                                        17.4%     14.6%
        Nokia                                                        32.7%     14.4%
        Others                                                       40.6%     47.3%
        ------------------------------------------------------      ------    ------
        Total                                                       100.0%    100.0%
        ======================================================      ======    ======
        Total Growth Year-over-Year %                                86.5%     44.4%
        




Previous
Next
Firefox Add-on Offers Facebook Auto-Logout        All News        Google Updates Google TV
Apple Looks At iPhone 4S Battery Life Issues     Mobiles News      RIM Introduces the Porsche Design P'9981 Smartphone

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung And Apple See Their Smartphone Market Shares Plunging
Apple's MacBook Pros Now Come With Faster processors And More Memory
Apple-Beats Deal Cleared By Europe
Swatch Denies Working with Apple on iWatch
Samsung Introduces New Slim Optical Disc Burners
Apple OS X Yosemite Bets Coming on Thursday
Apple Says There Are No Backdoors In iOS
Apple's Revenue Boosted By China Growth
Apple Granted Patent for Smartwatch
iTunes Festival Returns to London
Europe Says Apple Should Do More To Protect Users From In-app Purchases Problem
iPhone 6 Production Started in July: reports

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .