According to Strategy Analytics, mobile phone shipments grew 4 percent annually to reach 52 million units in the United States during the fourth quarter of 2012. Apple leads the pack with its 34% followed by Samsung and its 32.3%.
As far as the entire last year is concerned, Samsung is in the lead accounting for 31.8% of the US market followed by Apple with its own 26.2%.
LG managed to grab the third spot position both in units shipped and market share. LG shipped 4.7 million mobile phones for 9 percent share of the United States market in Q4 2012, dipping from 6.9 million units and 14 percent share a year earlier.
Check out the following link for the complete numbers.
2013 annual awards for the tops in the mobile industry were unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. The winners are selected by GSM Association and awards are given to the best devices, apps and more.
It's no suprise that the Best Smartphone goes to the Samsung Galaxy S III, the device has been selling like hot cakes since its release.
The Best Mobile Tablet goes to Google and Asus for their Nexus 7, which is still selling strong after being released last November.
The Best Feature Phone goes to the Nokia Asha 305, which offers a compelling dual-SIM package at an extremely attractive price.
Check here for the full list of winners.