Samsung’s global market share continues to dip, falls over 5% from last year

global market share 2015 Q2Samsung’s Galaxy S6 doesn’t look it’s moving the needle in a positive direction for the company, as the latest market share numbers show Samsung’s global dominance continuing to slip to Apple and cheaper Chinese OEMs.

In Q2 of 2014, Samsung held 26.2% of the global market, more than doubling Apple’s market share. This year, Apple has steadily increased their market share to nearly 15% while smaller vendors like Huawei and Xiaomi have scooped up more of the low end, leaving Samsung with just 21.9% market share. That’s over a 5% drop from a year ago, which is pretty substantial. Read more

Huawei’s Nexus smartphone may offer global LTE support


While Google’s Nexus smartphones usually come equipped with top-of-the-line hardware, their popularity can be largely attributed to the pure Android experience that they offer. But this time around, Huawei is going to give you one more reason to get excited about the upcoming Google flagship – it could be compatible with LTE bands worldwide.

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