Samsung Galaxy S3
A large touchscreen, extensive distribution and generous operator subsidies are some of the key factors driving the growth of samsung galaxy s3 .
According to Neil Shah, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, Samsung’s Galaxy S3 smartphone model shipped 18.0 million units worldwide during the third quarter of 2012.
The Galaxy S3 captured an impressive 11 percent share of all smartphones shipped globally and it has become the world’s best-selling smartphone model for the first time ever.
He said, “A large touchscreen design, extensive distribution across dozens of countries, and generous operator subsidies have been among the main causes of the Galaxy S3’s success.
Apple shipped an estimated 16.2 million iPhone 4S units worldwide for second place, as consumers temporarily held off purchases in anticipation of a widely expected iPhone 5 upgrade at the end of the quarter.”