IDC: Apple and also Samsung Korea lose market share in Q2
26 Jul 2013
In accordance with the most recent figures by Internation Data Corporation (IDC) market study, Apple and so Samsung continue to keep lead the smartphone current market. But, the firms have noticed all their shares drop around second quarter of the year when compared to what they got this past year.
Of the approximated total of 237.9 million cell phones delivered earlier this three months, Samsung paid for for about SEVENTY TWO millions devices, or simply 30.4%. Although delivering much more products in Q2 compared with exactly the same period of this past year, Samsung's business slipped from 32.2% because of seasonal sales values as well as dropped business to up-and-comers such as Lenovo and LG.
LG had the ability to deliver 12.1 million models in Q2, giving it a 5.1% market share, at the same time Lenovo offered 11.3 million models, or 4.7%. Those couple observed their own shipments improve by 108.6% and also 130.6% YoY, correspondingly.
Apple, at the same time noticed that its business drop by nearly a quarter to 13.1% in Q2. The (extremely) rumored launch a budget iPhone product together with the apple iphone 5S must ideally get things back again for the Cupertino-based firm, however the effects of those is only going to be properly felt in Q4.