Samsung Smartphone Shipments Crush Apple in Q2 2012

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http://www.thevarguy.com – For Q2 2012 smartphone sales, the throne is Samsung’s for now, but the market may be slowing down noticeably. With some 50 million smartphones shipped during the period, the Korean manufacturer doubled bitter rival Apple’s performance, according to research reports. Samsung opened up its large lead driven largely by 10 million shipments in June alone of its Galaxy S III, and, while impressive, took place while consumers wait for the iPhone 5, expected sometime this fall. That’s like winning when the other team’s best player isn’t on the field — sure, it counts, just not as much (IT news)