As Apple Dominates U.S. Sales, Smartphone Focus Shifts Overseas

Apple sold 35 million iPhones in the first quarter of 2012. Nine million of those were sold among the top three carriers in the United States; the U.S. market remains important to manufacturers because it is where the hype cycle for the world begins, and where the most marketing dollars are found. But when you do the maths, the overseas market is where the true smartphone battle is now taking place. 

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