We recently heard that Nokia managed to sell a total of 8.8 million Lumia handsets in their last financial quarter, and now according to a recent report, the company is now number 4 in the US smartphone market.
The news comes from a report from Counterpoint Research, who have placed Nokia in fourth place for the third quarter of 2013 with a 4.1 percent share of the US smartphone market.
In first place is Apple with a 33.7 percent share, they are closely followed by Samsung who has a 33.6 percent share, and then LG who have an 8.6 percent share.
After years of struggle in one of the most premium and important smartphone market in the world, USA, Nokia is finally seeing its smartphone strategy and hard work bearing fruits. During Q3 2013, Nokia became the fourth largest smartphone brand capturing a record high 4% market share in a market which is a virtual duopoly dominated by Apple & Samsung.
Nokia is selling their smartphone business to Microsoft, who will take over the Lumia brand, which Nokia uses for its Windows Phone devices, and Nokia will keep their Nokia brand.
Source Counterpoint Research
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