Samsung may have exceeded Nokia and Apple in the second quarter of this year regarding the sale of smartphones. According to estimates by Neil Mawston , an analyst at Strategy Analytics ,Samsung , in the period from April to June, could have sold globally between 18 and 21 million smartphones. The data do not include sales of tablet.
Taking into account the traditional mobile phones , Samsung will probably reach 20 percent market share compared with 26 percent of Nokia thereby leading to a record low the gap between the two producers.
According to the International Data Corp. , global sales of smartphones Samsung were found in the first quarter of the year, lower than those of Nokia, Apple and Research in Motion , but have been greatly accelerated with the arrival on the market of the GalaxyS II device based on Google’s Android.
The analyst says Mawston, finally, that the debut of a new iPhonecould slow sales of Korean society.