Apple surpasses Samsung to become world's largest smartphone vendor in Q4, fueled by iPhone sales: Gartner; Apple sold 35.5 million smartphones compared with Samsung's 34 million

LOS ANGELES , February 15, 2012 () – Apple Inc. surpasses Samsung Electronics Co. to become the world's biggest smartphone vendor in Q4, fueled by its iPhone sales, the Taipei Times reported Feb. 15, citing Connecticut-based researcher Gartner Inc.

Nearly 25% of smartphones sold were iPhones, and Apple sold 35.5 million smartphones compared with Samsung's 34 million.

The primary source of this article is Taipei Times, Taipei City, Taiwan, on Feb. 15, 2012.

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