The company Strategy Analytics conducted market research of mobile phones in the U. S. for the third quarter of 2008 and concluded that the local leader, Motorola, which has held the position for a five years, ceded its place the South Korean giant Samsung Electronics.
analysts Strategy Analytics noted that the United States, is the largest regional market for the industry, showed excellent sales momentum, despite the global economic downturn. Compared with the third quarter of last year, sales increased by 6, 2% to 47, 4 million devices.
An interesting fact:the key players in the U. S. market were the South Korean company Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics. The first controls 22, 4% of the market, while LG has grown to 20, 5%. At the same time, Motorola in their own field lost vchistuyu - if in the past year, its share reached 32, 7%, whereas today the figure is only 21, 1%.
The Finnish company Nokia, which remains the leader in the global market with a share of 38% in the USA do not feel very confident. In the third quarter its share amounted to 8, 4%, less than last year.