Channel dominance of Samsung and Apple leaves little room for others in mobile device market, says ABI Research
Press release; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES
ABI Research's Device Portal sales channel analysis reveals tough times are ahead for smartphone vendors, as the balance of power remains with Samsung/Android and Apple. The smartphone market is entering a new, more mature stage in its growth, where...
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