For the first time in 14 years, Nokia is no longer as the world’s largest mobile phone maker, if the sales figures are used as a benchmark. Although still no official figures are available, the changing of the guard by Samsung but considered safe.
As for 2013, Samsung should schedule with a total of 510 million cell phones what – here there should have been approximately 420 million units – would mean an increase compared to the old year to over 20 percent. Smartphones should take the largest share of it; calculated here with 390 million copies, then 120 million devices would be accounted for by the so-called feature phones. Samsung itself but warns of a possibly weak growth in the Smartphone market, putting high hopes but in LTE. Here the demand would increase significantly, concrete numbers called do not however.
In addition to the well-known Android models especially the two platforms of Windows phone 8 and Tizen should play a major role. Is expected that the latter this year for the first time in the form of a device in trade will come, detailed information are available but yet.
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