informa
3 MIN READ
Blogs

Samsung dominates Apple by selling 86 Million Smartphones in Q4

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd sold a record 86 million cell phones in the final quarter and extended its lead over Apple Inc significantly after the U.s. firm arrived at another iphone bargains high, information from exploration firm Strategy Analytics.

Samsung took 29.6 percent of the worldwide cell phone advertise in the final quarter, in front of Apple's 17.6 percent, as solid low-end market development headed by Chinese merchants kept on shaing up the cell phone industry, the information demonstrated.

The Samsung Galaxy S4. Reuters Apple sold a record 51 million iphones in the year-closure quarter in spite of the fact that its piece of the overall industry slipped from the past year's 22 percent, as Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and Lenovo Group Ltd rose to turn into the planet's No.3 and No.4 separately. Huawei sold 16.6 million cell phones and Lenovo sold 13.6 million, each one taking 5.7 percent and 4.7 percent of the business sector.

"There is obviously now more rivalry originating from the second-level cell phone brands. Huawei, LG Electronics and Lenovo every developed their cell phone shipments around two times quicker than the worldwide business normal," Strategy Analytics investigator Linda Sui said. "Samsung and Apple will contend energetically to hold off these and other hungry challengers throughout 2014." For the whole 2013, worldwide cell phone shipments developed 41 percent to achieve a record 990 million. Samsung sold 319.8 million units to take 32.2 percent, up from 30.4 percent in 2012. Fruit sold 153.5 million iphones with a 15.5 percent piece of the pie.

Meanwhile, Smart phone insurance gets tougher. There won't be any coverage if you misplace or damage it. 

It's been a month since you purchased your new Nexus 5. You are running late for a paramount gathering and at last figure out how to hail a taxi. Be that as it may in a run to discover the definite change for the taxi ride, you wind up abandoning your telephone. Yet you aren't concerned on the grounds that your cell is secured. 

Also this is when actuality hits. For a versatile protection might covera mixture of dangers like flame, robbery, mobs, strike, mischances andfortuitous circumstances yet does not covermysterious vanishings or burglary from unattended vehicles. In legitimate terms, this means the misfortune of a safeguarded item is an unexplained way or where there is no immediate confirmation in the matter of how the article vanished or where the reason for vanishing can't be recognized. As it were, whether you leave your telephone went to or in an open spot, insurance agencies are not set to adjust. 

A report in The Times of India says many clients have adequately made claims under their protection strategy for incidentally dropping the telephone or discovering it stolen, while clients who have reported their telephone as lost have gained nothing. 

Picture for delegate reason just. Reutersimage for delegate reason just. Reuters 

So the following time you purchase a protection spread for handset, remember these rejections: 

•theft from vehicles which are unattended are not secured 

•theft or harm to telephones when the telephone is in the ownership of an unbiased gathering. 

•the arrangement can't be guaranteed when the telephone vanishes under baffling circumstances. 

•electronic or mechanical breakdown of telephone. 

•experimentation or over-burdening of the telephone by the clients. 

•damage or misfortune of the telephone because of war, atomic dangers, water or water-borne vehicle or because of environmental conditions, wear and tear, continuous disintegration 

Remuneration: According to the New India Assurance arrangement, the protection spread gives payment equal to the expense of trade of the instrument by another instrument of the same particular and same limit.

Phew.. One good news if you are a Samsung fan and one bad news if you are a Smart phone hopper!

Latest Jobs

Xbox Game Studios

Redmond, Washington
10.5.22
Technical Lighting Artist

Innogames

Hamburg, Germany
10.5.22
Game Designer - Elvenar

Six Foot

Houston, TX
10.3.22
Six Foot Director, Player Relations

Hometopia Inc.

Remote
10.7.22
Lead Engineer
More Jobs   

CONNECT WITH US

Explore the
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Job Board

Game Developer Newsletter

@gamedevdotcom

Explore the

Game Developer Job Board

Browse open positions across the game industry or recruit new talent for your studio

Browse
Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Subscribe
Follow us

@gamedevdotcom

Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more