Samsung and Apple are fierce competitors in the lucrative mobile device market. Both Apple and Samsung are the leaders in providing smartphones that power mobile scratch cards apps.

Computers and even laptops are no longer the first choice when deciding to play scratch cards on your selected Mobile Casino sites. With the technological advancements moving at a rapid pace, the availability of scratch cards has never been so easy for the masses.

In a recent report released by Strategy Analytics it shows that Samsung is till outselling Apple in the global mobile phone market. In the report it shows the Samsung has managed to increase their first quarter share of 2012 to 30.6% from the 12.2% in the first quarter of 2011.

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Apple is not far behind and reported an increase from 18.1% share in 2011 to an impressive 24.1% in the first quarter in 2012. In another finding the report confirmed the growth trend of smartphones which grew over 41% annually to reach over 145 million units alone in the first quarter of 2012.As to be expected Samsung and Apple still retain the lion’s share of the market and make up half of the 145 million units sold.

Many analysts believe that presently the global smartphone race is primarily controlled by the two powerhouses of Apple and Samsung and the rest of the competitors have a long way to go.

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A large portion of Samsung’s growth can be attributed their successful Galaxy products and according to Strategy Analytics Samsung’s global smartphone shipments rose at a massive 253% annually.

While Samsung and Apple continue to dominate, Nokia has had a dismal year with their market share dropping from 23.5% in the first quarter in 2011 to a dismal 8.2% in the first quarter 2012.

Nokia has put much of their hopes into their newly launched Microsoft Lumia powered phone which has stirred up interest in their phones once again. It remains to be seen who will succeed in challenging the almighty Samsung and Apple Giants.

Thanks to the heated competition in the mobile device sector, we as online scratch cards players can expect to enjoy an even better mobile casino experience. We only need sit back and concentrate on being the next scratch card jackpot winner while going about daily lives.