Swot Analysis Of Samsung Mobile

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Samsung Mobile’s line-up of galaxy phones and tablets has helped the handset maker rally a significant share in a market that is largely dominated by Nokia. Samsung sold 12.6 million galaxy phones in the quarter ended March 2011, boosting its global galaxy phones market share by 7.4 percentage points from the previous year to 12.2 per cent. It now ranks fourth after Nokia, Apple and Research in Motion (RIM). Samsung is only 1.2 percentage points behind RIM and is expected to grab the number three spot in 2011 if it maintains its current growth rate. Advance orders for Samsung’s Galaxy S2, which was released in April 2011, surpassed 3 million units within a week of the launch, posing a threat even to Apple. At this rate, its sales are expected to top 14 million units in the current quarter. India is the fastest growing telecom market in the world and presents an attractive opportunity for handset makers like Samsung. As per a GFK Nielson report, the Indian mobile handset market was pegged at around 155 million units in 2010. With the country adding 20 million mobile customers every month, the mobile device market is expected to grow at over 16 per cent year-on-year. Driven by the launch of 3G services, the galaxy phones market alone is likely to grow at over 50 per cent per…show more content…
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