Data on the situation in the mobile market, collected by the analytical company Strategy Analytics, appeared on the Web. It can be noted at first glance, insignificant, but in fact very important changes that are harbingers of global change.
In general, the market for mobile devices, both conventional phones and smartphones, is growing - over the past year, their sales have increased by almost 13%.
From a Finnish company Nokia the decline continues. And although it still remains the market leader, its market share has decreased by almost 2%, compared to the same period last year (35% vs. 37.5%). True, sales volumes have increased quite significantly. But is this a good indicator against the backdrop of a general decline? This is achieved by reducing the cost of production, which automatically affects both profits and quality.
Comfortable in second place Samsung. Everything is in order with him - and the market share has grown (approximately by the same 2%, amounting to 20.1%) and sales volumes have increased.
Third place still holds LG Electronics. Sales volumes increased slightly, market share decreased slightly.
But the largest percentage increase in the American R.I.M.that makes smartphones blackberry. The company is steadily going up. Although it has a market share of only 3.5 percent, R.I.M. confidently moved to fourth place, displacing Sony Ericsson, which has now moved to fifth place and continues to lose market share. If it goes on like this, then in the near future the company will generally fall out of the "Big Five".