Samsung Tops China’s Smartphone Market With 17.7 Percent Market Share In 2012

Posted on Mar 11 2013 - 1:04pm by Editorial Staff


According to the latest figure released from Strategic Analytics (via Yonhap News Agency), the South-Korean giant Samsung tops the China’s smartphone market in 2012. The company said to have sold 30.06 million smartphones, (or 17.7 percent market share) in the country during 2012 although the Finnish mobile maker saw a huge decline.

Nokia saw a decline from 29.9 percents in 2011 to mere 3.7 percent in 2012. Counting on others, Lenovo stands in second position at 13.2 percent market share, up 4 percent from 2011, Apple holds 11 percent market share, Huawei 9.9 percent while the local smartphone maker Coolpad stands at 9.7 percent market share.

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