Samsung Tops The Global LTE Device Market, Apple’s Only LTE Device iPhone 5 Lets Firm Grabs 27% Of Global LTE Device Market

Posted on Dec 11 2012 - 4:12pm by Editorial Staff

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According to a new report from Strategy Analytics (via The Yonhap), the South-Korean giant Samsung claimed to be have the biggest share in the global market for long-term evolution (LTE) devices for the seventh straight quarter while on the other end, Apple has grabbed a whopping 26.7 percent of the global LTE device market with the first LTE device, iPhone 5 it released back in September.

Samsung did make a hit with topping the LTE market with a 40 percent share in the third quarter, but its stake slipped from what it holds in the last quarter, the 50.9 percent, thanks to the growing competition, according to Strategy Analytics data. For the others, LG Electronics having 9.1 percent market share, down from 15 percent from last quarter, while Motorola Mobility saw 6.7 percent, slipping from previous 15 percent.

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