Thanks to the sales of its flagship smartphone Galaxy S, Samsung drove past HTC to become world fourth -largest maker of smartphones in the July-September quarter.
According to the report by International Data Corp, Samsung claimed 8.9 percent of smartphones shipped globally during the quarter.
Smartphone makers and shipments in 3rd Q:
Nokia – No.1 – 32.7 percent
Apple – No.2 – 17.4 percent
RIM – No.3 – 15.3 percent
Samsung – No.4 – 8.9 percent
HTC – No.5 – 7.2 percent
All numbers out of global shipments