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June 11, 2012

Samsung ends Nokia's Domination in Indian Market,loses 20% in 5 months

Source: StatCounter Global Stats - Mobile Vendor (Beta) Market Share

There was Nokia loosing its battle in the developed world. for the last two years, But Indian marketplace was ruled by Nokia since the  advent of Mobile Industry in India since 1996.Nokia's marketshare had collapsed   across all its leading markets.. with the exception of India.. However Q1,2012 saw Samsung which overtook Nokia in Q3,Q4 2011 ended what was nokia's last frontier . and a market which Nokia owned leadership position for the last decade and a half

Samsung's success reflects a shift in the wireless market, where cellphone market growth is being generated exclusively by the smartphone segment, and not by feature phones and other low-cost entry phones, According to  iSuppli ( Research Group). Smartphones accounted for 34 percent of Samsung's handset shipments in the first quarter, in contrast to 14 percent of Nokia's shipments.

Globally iSuppli estimates " Samsung shipped 92 million handsets to 83 million by Nokia, and 35 million by Apple in the first quarter,of 2012
Strategy Analytics, in contrast, said Samsung shipped 44.5 million smartphones in the first quarter for a 30.6 percent share, while Apple shipped 35 million units for a 24.1 percent share. Nokia had a 8.2 percent share.