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Apple to surpass Samsung as top smartphone maker in Q4 - study

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Global demand for the new iPhone X is set to help Apple overtake Samsung as the world's top smartphone maker in the fourth quarter of the year, according to Taiwanese researcher TrendForce. Apple's market share in the holiday quarter is set to surge from 11.5 percent in Q3 to 19.1 percent thanks to 81 million unit sales, a third of which will be the new iPhone X. Samsung, on the other hand, is expected to slightly scale back the production of its high-end models in the fourth quarter, leading to sales of 77 million, or 18.2 percent of the market, a 5 percent drop from the third quarter,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Huawei / Oppo / Samsung / Xiaomi
Countries: World
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