Samsung’s Galaxy S III Topped the Charts in Q3 2012 sales

Samsung’s Galaxy S III Topped the Charts in Q3 2012 sales

The third quarter of 2013 saw the iPhone 4S nearing a year on the market, and the iPhone 5 still in limited production, Samsung’s Galaxy S III capitalized on those two factors to jump to the top of the sales list, as it was the best selling smartphone in Q3 of 2012.

AppleInsider:

…according to the latest data from Strategy Analytics, Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S III overtook Apple’s iPhone 4S worldwide in the September quarter.

Total sales of the Galaxy S III were 18 million, up from 5.4 million in its launch quarter. In comparison, Apple sold 16.2 million of the iPhone 4S.

One fun fact: With only one week on the market, Apple’s iPhone 5 was the third most popular smartphone during the quarter, with 6 million units sold.

The Galaxy S III grabbed 10.7% of the smartphone market, with the iPhone 4S closely following with 9.7% of sales for the quarter. The iPhone 5 accounted for 3.6% to grab third.

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