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While Android dominated, Nokia managed retain its position of first place. Particular attention was drawn to Samsung’s efforts by Pete Cunningham, principal analyst at , Canalys. “Samsung also shipped nearly 3.5 million bada operating system-based smart phones, outperforming total shipments of Windows Phone devices by more than a million units,” he said.
The report showed the big five manufacturers – Apple, HTC, Nokia, RIM and Samsung - still remain at the top, with Apple in particular reaching a market share of 19 per cent. Canalys’ country-level data shows that the vendor remains number one in 28 countries, including mainland China, where it grew 79 per cent to 8.9 million units, thanks in part to Chinese New Year shipments.”
Market research firm Canalys has given Google'sAndroid OS a 35 percent share of the smartphone market for the first quarter of 2011. Nokia had a share of 24 percent, with iOS on 19 percent. Compared to Canalys' figures for the fourth quarter of 2010 Apple had increased its market share by three percentage points.
Android's increased share was largely because of strong performances from key brands, according to Canalys principal analyst Pete Cunningham. "HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola and Sony Ericsson drove Android shipments in the first quarter, with each vendor shipping well over 3 million devices.
EMEA grew 67 percent year-on-year to 32.6 million units, North America grew 85 percent to 24.7 million units and Latin America grew 86 percent to 6.5 million units. Overall, worldwide smartphone shipments grew 83 percent to 101 million units.
APAC became the largest region for Nokia, accounting for 53 percent of its overall shipments, overtaking EMEA by more than 3 million units. Nokia remains number one in 28 countries, including mainland China, where it grew 79 percent to 8.9 million units, due in part to Chinese New Year shipments. HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola and Sony Ericsson drove Android shipments in the first quarter, with each vendor shipping well over 3 million devices.
Nokia, Apple, RIM, Samsung and HTC were the top five global smartphone vendors, as in Q4 2010. Apple continued to make market share gains, reaching 19 percent. The US remained the largest country for smartphone shipments, with Apple substantially extending its lead, achieving a share of 31 percent and growth of over 150 percent year on year. Androidremained the leading smartphone platform in the US for the third consecutive quarter, with a 49 percent market share.
By. Android Phone Tips