Mobile News: Apple Is the Top 3 Mobile Phone Manufacturer

Mobile news – More mobile consumers are now using smartphones and sales on feature phones, which usually available as messaging only phones, is declining. The declined sales of feature phones is one of the major reasons why Apple is now ahead of LG in market share.

Nokia still has the largest market share with 26.6 percent market share but its sales is down by 8.2 percent from the previous year which is also affected by the sales of its feature phones.

Samsung managed to have 22.8 percent market share which put the company to the second place. The major reason why the company managed to stay at the second place ahead of Apple is its increased smartphone sales including the Galaxy SII, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Y, Galaxy Ace and Galaxy Nexus. Samsung is also making aggressive push to Windows phone market with its Focus Flash and the Focus S. Samsung year over year experienced 20.9 percent growth.

Apple, which is in the third place, experienced 128.4 percent growth from previous year while LG, which has a lot of feature phones in the market, was down 42.2 percent from previous year. ZTE is in the fifth place with 4.0 percent market share.

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