Seoul: Samsung Electronics, the world's top smartphone maker, sold 50.5 million smartphones in the second quarter, stretching its lead over rival Apple, a report by research firm StrategyAnalytics showed.
Samsung took 34.6 per cent of the global smartphone market, while Apple, which suffered a 26 per cent sequential plunge in smartphone sales, had 17.8 per cent of the market after selling 26 million iPhones in the June quarter, the report said.
Nokia took the third spot with a 7.0 per cent market share, selling 10.2 million smartphones.
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