LG Retakes Number 2 Spot in U.S. Handset Sales From Apple?

Posted January 21, 2013 at 3:47pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 6763 views

LG has regained the number two spot in U.S. handset sales from Apple, reports yonhapnews.

According to Hong Kong-based Counterpoint Research, mobile phones by LG Electronics recorded a share of 13 percent in December in the United States, beating Apple Inc. with 12 percent. The No. 1 player was retained by Samsung Electronics Co. with 33 percent.

LG is attributing its increase in sales to the popularity of its Optimus G handset.

"Optimus G and our other latest smartphones gained popularity in the North American market," an official from LG Electronics said.

Read More [via 9to5Mac]


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Fukran John - January 22, 2013 at 2:21pm
Apple will be number one soon but only when you count from down :p
Noway - January 21, 2013 at 4:26pm
There it goes ... The next is Motorola to overtake Apple then it will be Nokia .. The 90's all over
Ken - January 22, 2013 at 8:16am
LG's success will be short-lived, Motorola and Nokia(!) won't be able to catch up, stop doing drugs.
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