HTC tops US smartphone league

HTC edged out Samsung Electronics to become the largest smartphone vendor in the US, capitalising on the Android platform’s popularity and a lull in demand for iPhones.

2nd November, 2011
HTC tops US smartphone league
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HTC edged out Samsung Electronics to become the largest smartphone vendor in the US, capitalising on the Android platform’s popularity and a lull in demand for iPhones to overtake Apple and Research In Motion.

A 10 percentage-point jump in share from a year earlier gave Taiwan-based HTC 24 per cent of the world’s largest smartphone market in the third quarter, ahead of Samsung’s 21 per cent, researcher Canalys said in a statement yesterday....

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