Smartphones now account for nearly two out of every five phones in the
Samsung's Galaxy SIII and SIII Mini models together outperformed Apple's iPhone 5 and also outsold the Galaxy S4. Apple's overall smartphone share was slightly down quarter on quarter at 11.4 percent, as consumers awaited the launch of the next model iPhone.
BlackBerry held on to its position as the number two in the smartphone category, but its new Q10 and Z10 devices have made a slow start, accounting for just 13.3 percent of the vendor's sales in the second quarter.
Android rules the roost in terms of operating system, with 60 percent of the overall smartphone volume. However, competition is beginning to heat up as iPhone sales rise and
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