Posted 03/03/2015 at 4:25 PM
Posted 2 years ago
Apple is now the leader in smartphone sales according to a report by Gartner, as reported here.
Apple sold 74.8 million smartphones in Q4 2014 to Samsung’s 73 million units. Lenovo placed third in the report.
For the full annual result, Samsung actually beat out Apple, selling 307.6 million units to Apple’s 191 million units.
Gartner analyst Anshul Gupta said in a release “Samsung continues to struggle to control its falling smartphone share, which was at its highest in the third quarter of 2013…This downward trend shows that Samsung’s share of profitable premium smartphone users has come under significant pressure.”