Samsung's record first-quarter paid off as the company's profit jumped by over 80 percent from the previous year to $4.46 billion.
While Samsung and Apple remain staunch rivals in the mobile space - the two still engaged in an acrimonious battle over patents - Samsung seemingly took the crown as the smartphone leader. All Apple could do was watch as Samsung's Galaxy phones stole the hearts and minds of consumers, leaving the iPhone very much in second place, according to Strategy Analytics.
Out of that, 44.5 million Samsung smartphones gave the company
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