Strategy Analytics: Samsung got the lead from Apple in US phone market for Q4 2012

Posted on Feb 1 2013 - 1:56pm by Huzoor Bux


Strategy Analytics have shown the state of the global smartphone OS market, but now it’s focused specially on the US, where the iPhone 5 helped Apple to reclaim the Q4 from Samsung. iPhone claimed 34% of vendor shipments in the Q4, while Samsung’s smartphone range was just behind with 32.3%. Apple’s resurgence with its new smartphone could not catch up with Samsung’s lead in start of the year, still, with the Korean mobile-maker commanding a 31.8% share of all smartphones shipped over the past 12 months. Apple was next with 26.2%, while LG came 3rd with 12.3% of all mobiles sold.