Even after the turmoil of last year, Nokia seems to remain the market leader in mobile phone sales of over 113 million units last quarter. That does not mean that things are good.
The figures below, it is clear that losing customers to hard, the difference between Nokia and the next company in the top becoming increasingly smaller.
So, Samsung comes quickly, with sales of over 97 million terminals occupying the second position and, surprise (or not!), Apple manages to beat LG Electronics last occupying the podium, taking 3rd place with over 37 million units sold. Samsung has managed to reach only the figure of 17 million.
Thus, Apple currently has a market share of 8.7% and Nokia is one which is sulfur in the head. ZTE has come a market or at a distance of one million units sold by LG. Technology can drive us crazy! Last year were sold worldwide, 1,546,000,000 terminals. Look below for 2010 and 2011 in some numbers.
“On a full-year basis, the worldwide mobile phone market maintained its upward trajectory by growing 11.1% in 2011, which was down from the 18.7% year-over-year growth experienced in 2010. While part of the slowing growth can be attributed to softening demand for feature phones, IDC expects continued double-digit growth in the years ahead as smartphones continue to capture a greater share of the overall market.”
Here you can read the full report on this top.