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.
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