Samsung and LG take almost 50% of the North American phone market
This may or may not be a surprise, but, according to Strategy Analytics, almost one out of every two cell phones sold in North America in Q2 2009 are manufactured by either Samsung or LG.
Reportedly, Samsung’s market share in the US and Canada is currently of 24.7%, as the company sold 11.7 million handsets between April and June in the region.
In the same period, LG sold 10.7 million handsets, accounting for a market share of 22.6%.
In consequence, the two South Korean giants control 47.3% of the North American phone market.
LG is known for being a top supplier of messaging phones for the US – selling almost 12 million such devices in 2008.
Via Yonhap News