Samsung today announced that it has sold over 10 million Galaxy devices in India since its first device(Galaxy S) that was launched in 2010.
Samsung VP, Asim Warsi Quoted “Innovative devices like the Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and S III, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy Y have caught the imagination of customers and helped us democratize the smartphone experience in the Indian market. This has helped Samsung sell more than 10 million Galaxy devices in the Indian market since June 2010, when the first Galaxy device was launched. Through our series of consistent Smartphone launches, Samsung has fueled the growth of the smartphone market in India and has been a category leader since last year. Samsung’s portfolio of 13 Galaxy devices in the Indian market are priced between Rs 6,790 to Rs 39,990.”
The South Korean giant is expected to account for 29 percent of the global cellphone shipments, an increase from 24 percent in 2011. Nokia, on the other hand, will see its market share drop to 24 percent, a dip from its previous share of 30 percent in 2011.
According to another report, Samsung Electronics are aiming to set a new record in 2013 by shipping 500 million handsets, out of which 350 million units will be smartphones.
The report also stated that the global smartphone shipments are expected to cross 860 million units in 2013.
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