Samsung Confirms 30 Million+ Sales Of Flagship Galaxy SIII Smartphone Globally In ~Five Months

Another great milestone for the flagship smartphone: The Galaxy SIII has passed 30 million sold items about five months after launch. For comparison: Apple says it sold 26,9 million iPhones in the quarter.

Full story: Samsung Confirms 30 Million+ Sales Of Flagship Galaxy SIII Smartphone Globally In ~Five Months, 3x Faster Sales Rate Than SGSII | TechCrunch.

IDC: Android OEMs, iPad Mini Rumors Slowed iPad Sales In Q3

Apple´s dominant share of the tablet-market shrunk in the third quarter of this year – down to 50,4 percent from 59,7 percent a year ago. Samsung now at 18,4 percent, Amazon now 9 percent.

(source: IDC)

Full story: IDC: Android OEMs, iPad Mini Rumors Slowed iPad Sales In Q3: Apple 50.4%, Samsung 18.4%, Amazon 9%, Asus 8.6% Tablet Marketshare | TechCrunch.

Samsung’s Q2 2012 Earnings: Smartphone Business Propels $41.5B In Revenues, $5.9B In Profits

LED TVs are selling quite good, memory chips and processors are a bit down – but mobile is the real cash-cow of the electronics-giant – contributing USD 3,64 billion in profit.

Full story: Samsung’s Q2 2012 Earnings: Smartphone Business Propels $41.5B In Revenues, $5.9B In Profits | TechCrunch.

Samsung Crushes Earnings, Blows Past Nokia To Become World’s Biggest Cellphone Maker

The world´s top technology firm by revenue reported a record quaterly profit of USD 5,15 billion – selling an estimated 90 million handsets including 44 million smartphones. The handset division now accounts for 73 percent of the total profit.

Full article: Samsung Crushes Earnings, Blows Past Nokia To Become World’s Biggest Cellphone Maker – Business Insider.