Global Shifts In Mobile Power: Top 5 Mobile Phones Worldwide

1. Samsung Stays King

With 70.7 million units sold, Samsung held its place at the top of the smartphone heap and enjoyed a 60.7 percent increase from last year at this time and more units than the last four vendors combined, IDC noted. What's more, the Korean electronics colossus now maintains a 32.7 percent share of the smartphone market, a position that will likely grow with the release this month of the Galaxy S4.

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