It became known that, according to the results of the first quarter of this year, serious changes have taken place in the ranking of the largest handset manufacturers. For the first time in the history of this market, a company has left the Big Five. Motorola.
For a long time, the company was losing its share, slowly sinking down. And now she has dropped to sixth place. It was replaced by another American manufacturer - R.I.M., creator of popular smartphones blackberry. And he came not to the fifth, but immediately to the fourth place - things are Sony Ericsson also continue to deteriorate: now it occupies only 3.6% of the market, which is almost two times less than in the same period last year.
The share of Finnish Nokia. The company is still in the lead, but already occupying 36.6%, while last year it was 38.4%.
Apart from R.I.M., increased its share Samsung - 21.8% against 18.9 last year. Another South Korean manufacturer is the company LG - still remained in third place - its share has changed slightly and is now 9.2%.
It looks like things are Motorola quite bad. More recently, we have wrote about the fact that the company lost its first place among US mobile phone manufacturers, losing it to Apple.