Analyzing the world's 11 biggest handset makers in Q1

The numbers are in, and it's time to make sense of the data. ABI Research's Michael Morgan checks out the world's 11 largest branded cell phone makers in the first quarter of 2012, providing sales data as well as insight into their strategy and competitive position in the market. Though most research firms only list the market's top five handset makers, ABI lists a full top 11 (and the firm is providing shipment numbers for all of the vendors listed). It was a quarter in which Samsung Electronics passed Nokia (NYSE:NOK) for the first time, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) crushed the market with with 35.1 million iPhone sales, LG Electronics fell behind ZTE and many other vendors struggled. To make sense of the global market, check out this special report

Suggested Articles

The C-Band Alliance (CBA) now says the U.S. could see billions of dollars going to the U.S. Treasury if its auction of C-band spectrum gets approved.

T-Mobile appears to be working to gain favor in NY, promising more jobs in new tax revenue from a second new customer experience center in the state.

Google announced it’s bringing RCS chat services to Android users in the U.S.