With the Q3 numbers for smartphone sales in from Gartner, Samsung and Apple surprisingly only combined for a total of 37% of the 301 million devices sold, with Xiaomi pushing its way into the top 5 list.
Gartner: Over 1.1 billion Android devices to be sold in 2014
According to the latest Gartner report, Huawei poses the greatest danger for Samsung and Apple’s domination. The Chinese OEM boosted its total yearly smartphone sales with more than 73% in 2012, reaching the 27.2 million mark.
Gartner reports Q3 gains for Android and Samsung as Nokia struggles
Gartner’s report on Q3 2012 reveals that worldwide smartphones sales are up nearly 50 percent on the same quarter last year. We all know who sold most of them right? Samsung and Apple account for 46.5 percent of the smartphone market and the Android platform claimed a 72.4 percent market share.
Gartner predicts sales of 1.2 billion tablets and smartphones in 2013 after 821 million this year