Samsung Leaves Nokia Behind Becomes Biggest Phone Manufacturer

Posted on Apr 27 2012 - 5:36am by Editorial Staff

Samsung just reported an amazing Q1 2012 results with a record break profit of $4.46 billion, but the company still have a lot to come within its set of achievement. The interesting thing that is coming all over the way is that the Bloomberg reports that according to research firm Strategy Analytics, the company just passed its rival Nokia as the world’s largest handset maker in terms of shipments. Nokia shipped around 82.7 million phones whereas Samsung shipped an estimated 93.5 million phones this quarter, including 44.5 million smartphones. Nokia has been the market leader for shipments of devices since from 1998 but now Samsung has taken the place and stood at the top. The major part now all lies on the next week Samsung’s Galaxy S III launch, the phone which has taken breath of many as still not much specifications are out and the company just figured out and making the atmosphere fascinating with the release of the phone first teaser.

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