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August 11, 2013

Daily Charts : How Samsung is Demolishing the iPhone Era

Juniper Research estimates a 30% year over year increase in smartphone shipments with the first quarter 2013 total reaching almost 200 million
Samsung increased its smartphone market share by shipping an estimated 68 million smartphones accounting for approximately 34% of all smartphone shipments in the quarter (increasing from 30% in the previous quarter).

Samsung Rises To Nearly Double Apple's Smartphone Sales - Forbes: "Korean Giants LG and Samsung have been increasing their marketshare in the first quarter of 2013, according Juniper Research and IDC

Data from IDC also show that  Samsung now has almost double Apple‘s market share in smartphones.By the end of 1Q13, Samsung shipped more units than the next four vendors combined

However  indications are that iPhone demand has now tapered down in the last 6 months , as newer low cost mobile from China and Korea have made inroads to this market.

During the Q4, 2012 Apple’s iPhone 5 smartphone model  was shipped to  estimated 27.4 million units worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2012,” Strategy Analytics analyst Neil Shah said. “The iPhone 5  had 13% global marketshare  and was the most  best-selling smartphone model for the first time ever