Samsung topples Apple to take the top spot in the US Smartphone market

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The first quarter of 2016 has been really great for Samsung mobile division, the quarter has seen its profits raised by 42% over the same period a year ago. Samsung has scored another win by toppling Apple to become the number one smartphone vendor in the US for the month of March. 

Samsung, bolstered by strong sales of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, claimed 28.8% of the total smartphone sales for March. Apple came in second with 23%, LG third with 17.1%, ZTE and Alcatel rounds up the top five vendors list with 6.6% and 4.5% respectively. 

Source: Business Korea