Samsung Expected To Lead Tablet Market This Year, Total Shipments Expected To Cross 145 Million Devices

Samsung is expected to continue to lead the smartphone market, while Apple will peak and then remain flat, according to a report by ABI Research.

“Barring an unlikely collapse of its business”, Samsung will retain its lead in the smartphone market this year, with even Apple forced to chase the South Korean company when it comes to “technology, software, and device leadership in 2013 through the foreseeable future,” according to ABI Research senior analyst Michael Morgan.

ABI said that Samsung has grown its share of the global smartphone  market from 8% to more than 30% in 2012. Samsung  has leaned very heavily on Google’s Android OS thus far — Android currently accounts for 90% of its smartphone shipments.

“With the successful launch of the  iPhone 5 and competing LTE handsets from other leading OEMs, LTE handsets will be found in the hands of many consumers who do not even have access to LTE networks,” ABI Research senior practice director Jeff Orr said in a statement.

  • gameguyz

    Actually i seldom play all kinds of games. To be honest, i’ve just tried the game angry bird which is the most popular one as you know. I even don’t know what is League of Legends and wow patch 5.2. Because personally i think playing games is a waste of time. I perfer to spend time on other intereting and meaningful things istead. such as learning a new language or even going out for a walk, And i can’t understand why so many people are addicted to those games. But one point i have to admite is theleague of legends artwork and wow wallpaper are really beautiful after watching those accidentally on the internet.I start to be curious about how those are made.

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