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Samsung’s Smartphone Market Share Drops In Q2

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Gross sales of Samsung’s smartphones look like dropping, in line with a current report by IDC, the corporate continues to be the highest handset maker when it comes to general quantity, though their general market share has dropped.

Samsung managed to ship a complete of seventy four.three million smartphones in quarter two of 2014, that is down from seventy seven.three million models for a similar interval final yr.

The corporate had a market share of 32.three % within the second quarter of 2013, and for the second quarter of 2014 they now have a market share of 25.2 %.

Apple’s general smartphone shipments have elevated, the corporate shipped 31.2 million handsets in Q2 2013, and 35.1 million units in Q2 2014, though their general market share is down from thirteen % in 2013 to eleven.9 % in Q2 2014.

Each corporations are loosing market share to producers like Huawei, Lenovo and LG, Huawei have seen progress of ninety five.1 % yr on yr, Lenovo have seen progress of 38.7 % and LG progress of 19.eight %.

Samsung’s newest smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S5 has not be as common as the corporate had anticipated, they usually have confronted elevated competitors from different handset makers, with gadget just like the LG G3 turning into common.

It is going to be fascinating to see figures for the complete yr, and whether or not Samsung can flip issues round by the top of 2014, the corporate will launch their new Galaxy Word four in September, which can assist them increase gross sales.

Supply IDC, Android Central

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