Android Tops Sales Charts in Q1 with 30 % Smartphones From Samsung Only

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Gartner has released stats for smartphone and mobile phones sales for first quarter 2013, according to which Android smartphones grabbed 75 percent share from total smartphone sales, while Samsung sold 30 percent of these smartphones in first three months of current year.

Out of total 210 million smartphones sold in first quarter, 156 million devices were running on Android platform.

Smartphones sales grew by 50 percent or 63 million units during first quarter, as compared with duration last year, and reached 210 million units. This is almost half of overall mobile phones’ sales that stood at 425 million units.

Gartner said that more than half of the phones, i.e. 226 million unit were sold in Asia Pacific only.

Samsung remained the top mobile phone seller. Its share of smartphones reached 30.8 percent, up 3.2 percentage points from the first quarter of 2012. Samsung is poised to further strengthen its position with recently launched Galaxy S4.

Nokia’s mobile phones share dropped by 4.9 percent, naturally due to lesser sales of feature phone during the quarter. Nokia sold 5.1 million units of Windows phones.

Check below tables for more details:

Vendor Wise Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales in 1Q13 (Thousands of Units)

Company

1Q13

Units

1Q13 Market Share (%)

1Q12

Units

1Q12 Market Share (%)

Samsung

100,657.7

23.6

89,284.6

21.1

Nokia

63,215.2

14.8

83,162.5

19.7

Apple

38,331.8

9.0

33,120.5

7.8

LG Electronics

15,615.8

3.7

14,720.4

3.5

ZTE

14,606.6

3.4

17,379.7

4.1

Huawei Technologies

11,114.8

2.6

10,796.1

2.6

TCL Communication

8,515.9

2.0

7,396.6

1.7

Sony Mobile Communications

7,955.5

1.9

7,898.4

1.9

Lenovo

7,778.9

1.8

5,820.6

1.4

Yulong

7,478.8

1.8

3,146.6

0.7

Others

150,550.6

35.4

150,229.40

35.5

Total

425,821.6

100.0

422,955.4

100.0

OS Wise Worldwide Smartphone Sales in 1Q13 (Thousands of Units)

Operating System

1Q13

Units

1Q13 Market Share (%)

1Q12

Units

1Q12 Market Share (%)

Android

156,186.0

74.4

83,684.4

56.9

iOS

38,331.8

18.2

33,120.5

22.5

BlackBerry

6,218.6

3.0

9,939.3

6.8

Microsoft

5,989.2

2.9

2,722.5

1.9

Bada

1,370.8

0.7

3,843.7

2.6

Symbian

1,349.4

0.6

12,466.9

8.5

Others

600.3

0.3

1,242.9

0.8

Total

210,046.1

100.0

147,020.2

100.0

Vendor Wise Worldwide Smartphone Sales – 1Q13 (Thousands of Units)

Company

1Q13

Units

1Q13 Market Share (%)

1Q12

Units

1Q12 Market Share (%)

Samsung

64,740.0

30.8

40,612.8

27.6

Apple

38,331.8

18.2

33,120.5

22.5

LG Electronics

10,080.4

4.8

4,961.4

3.4

Huawei Technologies

9,334.2

4.4

5,269.6

3.6

ZTE

7,883.3

3.8

4,518.9

3.1

Others

79,676.4

37.9

58,537.0

39.8

Total

210,046.1

100.0

147,020.2

100.0