ABI evaluates the top handset makers for Q3

Samsung continued to set records in terms of third-quarter smartphone shipments, revenues and profits. However, according to ABI Research, the company's third quarter shipment growth underperformed against sequential market growth. In fact, Samsung's current flagship device the S4 is showing signs of slowed growth. ABI Research's Michael Morgan evaluates all the third quarter 2013 sales data from the world's 14 largest branded cell phone makers. Morgan provides sales data as well as insight into their strategy and competitive position in the market. Special report.