Samsung Galaxy S III Dethrones iPhone as World’s Top Seller
For years tech pundits have been searching for an “iPhone” killer — a mythical new device that would dethrone Apple’s mighty handset as the most admired or popular smartphone.
It may be already here.
For the first time, Samsung’s Galaxy S III overtook Apple’s iPhone 4S to become the world’s best-selling smartphone model for the third quarter (July through September) of 2012, according to new research by Strategy Analytics.
The Galaxy S III shipped 18 million units worldwide, compared with 16.2 million for the iPhone 4S. That’s 11% of all smartphones shipped