Sunday, 25 June 2017

Nokia slips further behind Samsung in Q2

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 26 July 13

IDC says lesser-known handset brands now comprise nearly half of the overall market.

Samsung put further daylight between it and nearest rival Nokia during the second quarter, as the world's biggest handset maker saw a 16.3% increase in shipments. The South Korean electronics giant shipped 113.4 million handsets, 72.4 million of which were smartphones. By comparison, Nokia – which took top spot from Motorola in 1998 but was overtaken by Samsung last year &ndash…

Samsung put further daylight between it and nearest rival Nokia during the second quarter, as the world's biggest handset maker saw a 16.3% increase in shipments. The South Korean electronics giant shipped 113.4 million handsets, 72.4 million of which were smartphones. By comparison, Nokia – which took top spot from Motorola in 1998 but was overtaken by Samsung last year &ndash…

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