Smartphone sales boom in past quarter, Samsung leading the way

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http://www.talkandroid.com – We all know that smartphones have been taking the world by storm, especially since the birth of the Android operating system. This past quarter alone, a total of 221 million units were shipped. Now that manufacturers have started building devices from low to mid-range, they’re certainly becoming popularized over the high-end devices because of their affordability. Samsung led the way this past quarter, as they shipped 1/3 of all smartphones in the world, recording a new record of 71 million shipped phones. From the most recent numbers, Samsung has shipped 23.4 million Galaxy S 4 phones&# (IT news)