Apple Now The Leading Phone Vendor Followed by Samsung
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On reports apples, apple made a sale of 78.3 million Iphones in the fourth quarter.
This high sale was fueled by sales of the iphone 7 and iphone 7plus which pushed apple to it’s highes-quater revenue and per-shre earnings ever
On the flip side, samsung fell drastically due to samsung galaxy note 7 battery saga, leading the company into a massive recall.
Samsung shipped 77.5 million smartphones globally during the fourth quarter, according to the firm, a 5 percent drop from the 81.3 million phones it shipped in the final three months of 2015.
“This was the iPhone’s best performance for over a year, as Apple capitalized on Samsung’s recent missteps,“ Neil Mawston, executive director at Strategy Analytics, said in a statement. “Samsung will be banking on the rumored Galaxy S8 model in a few weeks’ time to reignite growth and return to the top spot in quarterly smartphone shipments.”
Overall statistics global smartphone shipments grew 3 percent to hit 1.5 billion units in 2016. Rounding out the top five phone vendors for the fourth quarter were Huawei, OPPO and Vivo. The global smartphone market, which has been sluggish in recent years, recovered some due to stronger demand in developing markets like China and Africa, said the firm.
So in summary samsung would make more distribution globally this year 2017 reference to the upcoming Note 8