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Samsung is a Star Performer While Nokia Lacks a True Hero Model, Says Strategy Analytics

Strategy Analytics, reports that that global smartphone shipments grew 43 percent annually to reach a record 700 million units in 2012. Samsung was the star performer, capturing 30 percent of the global market while extending its lead over Apple and Nokia.

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Apple’s Market Share Expected to Peak in 2013 as Smartphones Dominate, Says ABI Research

ABI Research predicts that smartphone shipments will account for half of all handset shipments by 2014 and become the largest handset segment in the world and that Apple’s market share is expected to peak in 2013 at 22%; remaining flat through 2018.

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Samsung’s mobile phone sales continue to accelerate widening the gap with Apple

Gartner reports that although worldwide sales of mobile phones declined by 3.1 percent compared with the third quarter of 2011, smartphone sales actually increased 46.9 percent over the same period. The smartphone market was dominated by Apple and Samsung.

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