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 Samsung, Apple & LG Dominate Smartphone Shipments

A 3rd quarter survey indicates Samsung, Apple and LG are the top three smartphone carriers on the subject of shipments globally. Chinese smartphone makers like Huawei, Xiaomi and Lenovo are on the 4th, 5th and 7th positions respectively.

The file released by using Digitimes research however provides that Xiaomi, which launched its Redmi be aware and Redmi note 4G in India on Monday, still is still on high on the subject of shipment growth price. The firm had virtually 200 % year-on-year boom in shipments in the third quarter. ZTE, some other chinese telecom operator and handset maker, has disappeared from the top 10 checklist.

The file states that the smartphone shipments are expected to hit the 1.219 billion gadgets mark in 2014, and 1.488 billion devices in 2015. Particularly, Digitimes has now not specific which smartphone producers occupy the 6th, 8th, 9th, and 10th positions. Digitimes says the information was compiled from stories by using companies and knowledge from provide chain sources.

Although Samsung stays as the top smartphone dealer as per Digitimes research, the company is currently said to be underperforming with its flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone in the global market.

Samsung, Apple & LG Dominate Smartphone Shipments in Q3: Survey

A document from Wall boulevard Journal has talked about that the corporate sold handiest 12 millionsamsung Galaxy S5 units within the 1st 3 months after its launch, which if compared to its predecessor (the Galaxy S4), considerably decrease (4 million gadgets).

In the interim, Samsung has introduced plans to curb the choice of smartphone models it concerns subsequent year by means of as much as 1-0.33. The technique is anticipated to be accompanied by way of a major increase in the production of last models so that the corporate can further reduce costs to compete with minimize-price chinese language competitors.

For the 2nd, Samsung is still the comfy leader by way of sales extent, but its share of the worldwide smartphone market has fallen from 35 % a year in the past to just beneath 25 %, consistent with strategy Analytics.