Last year was Samsung year hands down, the company reportedly shipped 314 million smartphones, which is more than the double number for Apple which had ship 153 million smartphones in 2013, this was an increase in profit for Samsung from the year before by 43%, where they had shipped in 2012 220 million smartphones, and this give Samsung number one place in smartphones market with 31% share of it.
So what was the place of the rest of the companies??? As we said Apple took the second place with 153 million smartphones shipment, and Huawei, LG and Lenovo were all the same level at the third place. Huawei Shipment reached 48.8 million smartphones, while LG and Lenove reached 47.7 and 45.5 million respectively.
Reports say that total smartphone shipments on the year reached the 1 billion mark for the first time, where this number was only 494.4 million units worldwide in 2011, and doubling that volume in just two years demonstrates strong end-user demand and vendor strategies to highlight smartphones.