Apple overtakes Samsung in U.S. [Columbia Daily Tribune (MO)]
(Columbia Daily Tribune (MO) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) STOCKHOLM -- Apple passed Samsung to become the top mobile-phone maker in the United States for the first time, scoring a victory in the companies' battle for global dominance of the mobile-device market.
Apple sold 17.7 million mobile phones in the United States during the fourth quarter, a 38 percent jump from a year earlier, research firm Strategy Analytics said last week. That gave it 34 percent of the market, topping Samsung, which sold 16.8 million handsets for a 32 percent market share. Total shipments grew 4 percent in the quarter to 52 million phones.
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The U.S. market is a stronghold for Apple as it faces intensifying competition from Samsung and other smartphone makers using Google's Android operating system.
Samsung is the global leader in mobile phones with more than 100 million units sold last quarter.
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