Samsung Sold 50.5 Million Smartphones In Second Quarter

Posted Jul 27, 2012

Samsung Electronics has sold 50.5 million smartphones in the second quarter, which increases their lead over Apple Inc. according to a report by StrategyAnalytics.  Samsung now has a 34.6% of the global smartphone market.  At the same time Apple suffered a 26% sequential plunge in smartphone sales.  Apple retained a 17.8% market share after selling 26 million iPhones in the June quarter according to the report.  Nokia has the third spot with a 7% market share after selling 10.2 million smartphones.