Samsung the first in sales , overcoming Nokia of mobile phones and smartphones
Linkedin

Samsung the first in sales , overcoming Nokia of mobile phones and smartphones

Seoul : South Korea | Apr 27, 2012 at 10:16 AM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 
Nokia N8 Vs Samsung Galaxy S Part 2



The first quarter of 2012 Nokia lost its leading position in sales of mobile phones. Finnish company surpassed Samsung. South Korean company is also ahead of Apple in the smartphone market.



According to the London-based Strategy Analytics, from January to March 2012Samsung sold 36 percent of mobile devices more than a year ago (93.5 million vs. 68.9million), winning a quarter of their market. Nokia has sold 82.7 million phones.



Sales of smartphones the company has increased three times a year, mainly due to the line of Galaxy. As a result, Samsung captured 30.6 percent of the global smartphone market, leaving Apple in second place with 24.1 percent. As a result, net income increased Korean company to a record 4.44 billion dollars.

1 of 21
Next
File photo of Nokia smartphone
File photo of Nokia smartphone
Abdel Fattah Hussein is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 
  • Who's Bigger Than Apple?

    Samsung Electronics became the world's biggest mobile handset vendor for the first time ever in the first quarter of 2012, capturing a quarter of the global market and overtaking struggling Nokia, according to data released Friday by London-based...
  • Samsung Overtakes Nokia to Become Top Phone Seller

      International Business Times
    After 14 years of Nokia topping the global list of phone sellers, Samsung has finally toppled the Finnish firm by selling 93 million phones in the first three months of 2012, reporting record profits in the process. Back in 1998 Nokia became the...
  • Samsung posts record $5.15 billion profit; mobile sales surge

      Reuters
    Topics An employee poses with Samsung Electronics' Galaxy phones at a store in Seoul March 14, 2012. Samsung Electronics Co, the world's top technology firm by revenue, reported a record quarterly profit on Friday, as its Galaxy smartphones and Note...
  • Samsung overtakes Nokia as world's top handset maker

      Channel NewsAsia
    Samsung Electronics has rung in record earnings for the first quarter of this year, driven by strong sales of smartphones. To top the numbers, industry experts believe it has overtaken Nokia as the world's top seller of cellphones, and has outsold...
  • Samsung takes cell phone market lead from Nokia

    Nokia is now the world's second-largest cell phone company, ending a 14-year run at the top. Samsung took over the top spot, shipping 92 million cell phones in the first quarter, compared to the 83 million that Nokia shipped, according to IHS iSuppli.
  • Samsung topples Nokia as top phone-maker, shipped 93M handsets in Q1

      Venture Beat
    On top of hitting record quarterly profit in Q1 , research firm Strategy Analytics says South Korea-based Samsung has also ended Finland-based Nokia's 14-year run as the world's top handset maker. Strategy Analytics told Bloomberg that it estimates...

Blogs

 >

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.