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Samsung and Apple Mastering 90 Percent of Total Benefits Smartphone Industry

Posted on the 20 June 2012 by Hpmurah2u @hpmurah2u
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Although the smartphone market is experiencing rapid growth as much as 41 percent from year to year, only two vendors who truly enjoy the growth of the Samsung and Apple. According to market researcher, ABI, both of them accounts for 55 percent of global smartphone shipments in the first quarter of this year and enjoy a 90 per cent of profits in the smartphone industry. Surprisingly enough, Samsung and Sony are the two OEMs are enjoying continuous growth in terms of shipments. Even more surprising in RIM's growth through the Nokia, even though they decreased in shipments, RIM's 20 percent and Nokia 40 percent. In the first quarter of 2012, Samsung is in the top spot with 43 million shipments, followed by Apple with the number 35 million, Nokia (11.9 million), RIM (11.1 million), Sony (7 million), and Huawei (6.8 million). Nokia have struggled lately, after removal of Symbian and is in transition to the mobile operating system Microsoft Windows Phone. Thus was the case with RIM, trying hard to get up with BB10. ABI senior analyst stated, this year Nokia and Windows Phone they have to grow up to 5000% just to offset the decline in shipments of Symbian devices.  source

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