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August 30, 2012

Samsung's 30% growth in Q2,2012 makes it the Global Leader with 22%

Gartner's recent report on global marketshare for Mobile Devices  Worldwide 2Q12  show that t Samsung maintained its spot as the leader of mobile phone sales globally and its  market share increased from 16.3% in Q2 2011 to 21.6% during the Q2,2012 .

And this growth was apparently at the expense of the Nokia, which slipped from a 22.8% market share during the second quarter of last year to a 19.9% share during Q2,2012 The third placed was Apple  with 6.9% share, up from 4.6%), ZTE (4.3%, up from 3.0%) and LG (3.4%, down from 5.7%). Consumer demand for iPhone weakened as dropping 12.6 percent from  Q1,2012. However, the iPhone sales increased 47.4 per cent year-on-year.

Among Mobile OS, Android continues to reign supreme with 64% marketshare in Q2,2012 with a 50% rise from Q1,2012


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