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Who Sells the Most Computers?

Global PC Sales 2012 (by Units Sold) U.S. PC Sales 2012 (by Units Sold)
Rank Company Units Sold Market Share by
Units Sold 2012
Rank Company Market Share by Units Sold
Q4 2012
1 HP 56,508,218 16.0% 1 HP 26.6%
2 Lenovo 52,159,229 14.8% 2 Dell 19.2%
3 Dell 37,611,747 10.7% 3 Apple 12.3%
4 Acer 36,661,066 10.4% 4 Lenovo 8.4%
5 Asus 24,206,696 6.9% 5 Acer 7.9%
Others 145,554,478 41.3% Others 25.7%
Total 352,701,433 100% Total 100%

PCs include desk-based PCs, mobile PCs, including mini-notebooks, but not media tablets such as the iPad.
Gartner press release, Jan 14, 2013 link


Who Sells the Most TVs?

Global Flat Panel TV Sales
(by Revenue)
North America TV Sales (by Units Sold)
Rank Company Market Share by Units Sold (Q1’11) Rank Q1 2013 Company
1 Samsung 22.2% 1 Samsung
2 LGE 14.5% 2 Vizio
3 Sony 11.4% 3 Funai
4 Sharp 7.4% 4 Panasonic
5 Panasonic 6.6% 5 LG
Others 37.9%
Total 100% Total

Source: Display Search Press Releases

Global info Link June 6, 2011

US info Link – June 2013


Who Sells the Most Printers?

Five companies sell 85% of all printers sold both in the U.S. and globally.

Global Printer Sales (by units sold) U.S. Printer Sales (by units sold)
Rank
Company
Market Share by Units Sold Q2 2012
Rank
Company
Market Share by Units Sold Q2 2012
1 HP 39.6% 1 HP 52%
2 Canon 21.4% 2 Canon 17%
3 Epson 13.2% 3 Epson 10%
4 Brother 6.5% 4 Brother 6%
5 Samsung 5.5% 5 Lexmark 3%
Others 14.3% Others 12%
Total 100.00% Total 100.00%

Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, via ZD Net Aug 2012. Link


Who Sells the Most Cell Phones?

Global Cell Phone Sales (by units sold)
Rank
Company
Units Sold
2012
Global Market Share 2012
1 Samsung 384.6 million 22.0%
2 Nokia 333.9 million 19.1%
3 Apple 130.1 million 7.5%
4 ZTE 67.3 million 3.9%
5 LGE 58.0 million 3.3%
6 Huawei Technologies 47.2 million 2.7%
7 TCL Communication 37.2 million 2.1%
8 Research In Motion 34.2 million 2.0% Blackberry
9 Motorola 33.9 million 1.9%
10 HTC 32.1 million 1.8%
Others 587.4 million 33.6%
Total 1,746,175,000
100.00%

Source: Gartner, Feb 2013  

Who Sells the Most Smart Phones

Total Smart Phone Sales 2011 Worldwide
Rank Company Units Sold 2011 Globally Market Share
1 Samsung 94.0 million phones 19.1%
2 Apple 93.2 million phones 19.0%
3 Nokia 77.3 million phones 15.7%
4 RIM 51.1 million phones 10.4%
5 HTC 43.5 million phones 8.9 %
Others 132.3 million phones 26.9 %
Total 491.4 million phones 100%

Source: IDC  Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker

Updates for 2012:
“Apple and Samsung continue to dominate the global smartphone market. According to the latest stats from ABI Research, Apple and Samsung accounted for 55% of global smartphone shipments and more than 90% of the market’s profits in 1Q 2012.”
Source: Telecompetitor, June 18, 2012

Smart Phone Sales by Platform

Global Smart Phone Sales by Platform (by units) U.S. Smart Phone Sales by Platform (by Units Sold)
Rank Company Units sold 2011 Market Share Rank Company Units Sold 2011 Market Share
1 Android 237.8 million 48.8% 1 Android 56.7 million 56.4%
2 iOS (Apple)   93.1 million 19.1% 2 iOS (Apple) 30.6 million 30.4%
3 Symbian   80.1 million 16.4% 3 Blackberry 9.7 million 9.7%
4 Blackberry    51.4 million 10.5% 4 Windows 2.2 million 2.2%
5 Windows      6.8 million 1.4% Others 1.3 million 1.3%
Others      5.4 million 1.1%
Total 100% Total 100.5 million phones 100%