Samsung has raced past Motorola for the the 2nd spot in the global market share for mobile phones by shipping about 37 Million mobile phones this quarter.The growing list of handsets the Korean company has in its offering might be the reason.
Things are not so good for Motorola and have not managed something as spectacular since the RAZR about a couple of years back. Motorola’s top management might under go a change .It managed only about 35 Million shipments in the quarter and is seeing huge losses.
Sony Ericsson is till behind with about 25 million shipments.
Samsung’s success can been attributed to hits Ultra Line of handsets and also a lot of Entry level handsets for the emerging markets.(Both Moto and SE are trying to find an answer for this one )
Nokia is the market leader and is expected to announce its results for the quarter in a months time.