Samsung dominates mobile phone market

Samsung still dominates the mobile phone market, while continues to gain share

January 2, 2012
Samsung versus Apple

Samsung accounted for 25.6 percent of U.S. mobile handsets for three months ending November 11, according to research by ComScore. This translates into a slight market share increase of 0.3 percent.

Apple came in fourth place behind LG and Motorola with 11.2 percent market share, though it gained the most market share over the period, increasing by 1.4 percent.

All the other mobile phone makers in the top 5 lost market share over the same period. LG was in second place with 20.5 percent, a drop of 0.5 percent. Motorola held second place with 13.7 percent, losing out 0.3 percent market share.

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) sat in fifth place with 6.5 percent after dropping 0.6 percent, the largest market share loss experienced by the top 5 companies.

Read the full story at: Cnet.

Tags: Apple, BlackBerry, LG, Motorola, Research in Motion, Samsung

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