South Korea's Samsung remained at the top of the rapidly growing smartphone market in early 2014 as Chinese rivals gained ground, a survey showed Wednesday.
Visitors pass signboards for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S5 at its showroom in Seoul on April 29, 2014
The overall global smartphone market grew 28.6 percent from a year ago with 218.8 million units sold, according to the IDC survey. That was down 2.8 % from the fourth quarter, with a seasonal impact on sales.
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