Everybody knows by now that Samsung had a sensational 2012 from a financial standpoint, boosting sales and profits fiscal quarter after quarter. But surely the company’s rise has to lag a little in the first three months of 2013, right?
The battle for market share between Apple and Samsung has very few chances of slowing down, as fourth quarter results for 2012 show something close to a tie.
According to research firm IDC, Apple’s tablet market share will fall to 46% in 2013, while Android tablets will lead the tablet race for the first time with 49%.
A market share study released recently by Strategy Analytics shows Samsung taking the lead in the Chinese smartphone market with a 17.7% market share in 2012. Will the company’s domination continue in 2013?
The Android platform is closing in on an impressive milestone. We expect Android to be on one billion devices this year, but how soon will it happen?
At a roundtable briefing in Tokyo today, Sony discussed how it plans to overtake Hauwei, and claim the spot just behind Samsung and Apple as the world’s third largest manufacturer.
While Samsung dominated the Indian smartphone race in the last quarter of 2012, Apple is slowly but surely closing the gap, jumping to second place in terms of revenue in one quarter.
According to Chitika’s latest US and Canada mobile web traffic report, if we only take the iPhone 5 and S3 into account, the score is 51% – 49%.
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.
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the fairest mobile OS of them all? You don’t need any kind of magical powers to answer that, but only some common sense and/or access to reports and forecasts from specialized research firms.