Apple overtakes Samsung in smartphones sold

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 apple supera samsung smartphones vendidos  Stockholm – Apple surpassed the Samsung as the main world seller smartphones in the fourth quarter of last year, reported on Wednesday a survey research company Gartner.

Apple sold 35,46 million smartphones in Q4 2011, with a market share of 23,8%, of 15,8% a year ago, According to Gartner. Samsung, with its popular Galaxy line, sold 34 millions of smartphones in the same quarter. “The quarter showed that Samsung and Apple have consolidated their positions in the top of the market, because their brands and new products clearly if dint”, said Gartner.

The total sales of smartphones in the past quarter totaled 149 millions of units, an advance of 47,3% compared with the same period of 2010. Sales of smartphones with operating system Android, Google's, accounted for 50,9% for all sales of smartphones, de 30,5% in the last quarter of 2010. Nokia's Symbian operating system continued to lose market share, for 11,7%, de 32,3% in the same pofiod of the previous year.

Nokia resumed his position as the world's largest seller of mobile phones, with total involvement of market 23,4% from the market. Already a Samsung stayed with 19,4%.

With strong sales of iPhone models, Apple has become the third largest seller of mobile phones in the world in fourth quarter, overcoming South Korean LG. Gartner expects total sales in handset market rise 7% in 2012, While the growth among the smartphones should slow down in 39%. The information is from Dow Jones.

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