Samsung to hit record smartphone sales: 70 million units in Q1 2013?30
Analysts from Counterpoint Research estimate Samsung sold around 25 million smartphones each month of 2013 for a total exceeding 70 million in Q1.
What’s more, Samsung only increased its dominant position in smartphones growing market share from 32% in Q4 2012 to 35% in Q1 2013.
Apple and LG are expected to also increase their market shares in this (almost) past first quarter. Apple is projected to reach 21% market share while LG is said to grow to 4.3% from 4%.
What’s also notable is the staggering growth of Chinese smartphone makers that are expected to take up a whopping 21% of the market.