According to the BBC online post on the 28th October 2011, Samsung overtakes Apple in smartphone shipments making them No 1 manufacturers of Android smartphones and No 1 mobile manufacturer in UK. Samsung Galaxy models sales are rocket high and researchers blame the late launch of Apple iPhone 4S lead to this overtake in the market. This is a shocking news for Apple where it has now taken the second spot in this smartphone battle.
Samsung mobile manufacturer now officially been declared as the world’s biggest shipper of smartphones between July and September 2011 with 27.8 million smartphones (23.8% market share) in this three-months period compared to 17.1 million from Apple (14.6% market share) and 16.8 million from Nokia (14.4% market share). It is official that Samsung Galaxy smartphones have doubled to 2.52tn in profits and rising to be the smartest phones that everyone wants one.
Samsung mobile manufacturer have worked extremely hard to get to this position as they aim to bring blend of elegant hardware desings, memory and functionality to their popular Android phones. Samsung have clearly demonstrated that is it possible to grow from a short-listed mobile manufacturer to become the No 1 using the Android OS overtaking Apple the biggest competitor in mobile industry.
As the technology is growing rapidly all the mobile manufacturers are looking for features and functions that will fulfil the demand of the gadget lovers, since a total of 117 million smartphones shipped third quarter making it up 44% for the same period last year. Amazing results and Samsung played the most part in it. However, Nokia’s market share for smartphones were 14% down compared to 33% same time period last year.
It’s now very clear that Android OS are ruling the market and all smartphones are now in the transition of changing from Symbian and Microsoft Windows OS. Samsung Galaxy S2 is voted as the Smartphone of the Year 2011, but it does not stop here. Google along with Samsung are launching the Samsung Nexus Prime and Samsung Galaxy Note phones what will be the biggest competitor to the Apple iPhone 4S and Nokia Lumia 800 (Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango). Lets wait and see how the last quarter of the sales reports are and who will take the No 1 spot.