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Samsung tops Apple in smartphones, blows past Nokia to end 14-year run at No.1 in mobile

Samsung reported a blow-out first quarter on Friday as strong mobile phone sales helped the consumer electronics giant increase profits by 82% to a record 5.05 trillion won. The numbers were undoubtedly impressive as they stood, but market research firm Strategy Analytics helps us paint a broader picture of just how dominant Samsung’s mobile business was in the first quarter.
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Smartphone Sales Continue To Blow Up Worldwide

Technology : The Next Web Blog (5 years ago)

According to market research firm IDC, 54.7 million smartphones were shipped in the first quarter of 2010, a 56.7% increase over the same period last year. This is doubly impressive as growth in the fourth quarter of last year was 3... Read Post

Apple Shoots Past Nokia As World’s Most Profitable Handset Vendor

Technology : GigaOM (5 years ago)

Apple became the world’s most profitable handset vendor in the third quarter of this year, reports Strategy Analytics. “We estimate Apple’s operating profit for its iPhone handset division stood at $1.6 billion in the third quarter ... Read Post

Apple blows past earnings expectations again, extends string of record quarters

Technology : L.A. Times Tech Blog (4 years ago)

Apple Inc. trounced analyst expectations yet again Monday while continuing its string of record quarters. Riding booming sales of its blockbuster iPhone 4 -- the company said it sold 14.1 million units of the smart phone during the ... Read Post


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