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Samsung, Apple in search of growth beyond saturated markets

Monday 28 January 2013 | 13:55 CET | Author: Maarten van Vliet | Background
Samsung and Apple together accounted for almost half of the global market in smartphones last year. The total market reached 700 million phones shipped, up 43 percent from 2011, according to figures from Strategy Analytics. Samsung took around 30 percent of the smartphone market, and Apple accounted for 19.4 percent.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Amazon / Apple / Coolpad / Google / Huawei China / Lenovo / Microsoft / Nokia / Samsung / Strategy Analytics / ZTE Belgium
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