Top 5 Smartphone Companies in the World 2015
Samsung started in 1938 as a small trading company located in Su-dong near Daegu city.It was started by Lee Byung-chul. He had only forty employees and the company’s major business was production and distribution of groceries within the city.
They started producing telephone, fax machines, switchboards with great success and created the base for their large-scale productions in the years to come. In the 1980’s all these production units came under one company named Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Founder:Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Ronald Wayne
CEO: Steve Jobs
Country:Cupertino,CA,United States of America
Founded in a garage in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne, Apple began as a personal computer pioneer that today makes everything from laptops to portable media players. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, the consumer electronics giant entered the smartphone market with the iPhone in 2007, and the tablet market with the iPad in 2010.
3. Lenovo & Motorola
CEO: William J.Amelio
Country:Beijing, China, and Morrisville
Legend Holdings changed its name to Lenovo in 2004 and, in 2005, acquired the former Personal Computer Division of IBM, the companythat invented the PC industry in 1981. Today, Lenovo is a US$34 billion personal technology company and the world’s largest PC vendor.
CEO: Ren Zhengfei
The company was founded in 1987 by Ren Zhengfei, an ex-military officer. It was merely formed as a private company. The main mission of the company was to provide consulting and operations services to most of the enterprises in China and outside the country. The company has around 140,000 employees working. 46% of the employees are involved in research & development.
CEO: Boo-Moo Koo
LG was the first company to enter the plastic industry in Korea. With the entry in plastic industry, GoldStar Co. Ltd. got established in the year 1958. Goldstar was the first company to produce Radio. But there were many electronics that ran under the name of GoldStar and some others which were under the name of Lucky. Lucky got famous for soaps and detergent powders. Some of these products are still there in the Korean market. In 1995, the company was renamed “LG” and the tagline for the company is ‘Life’s Good’.
LG is also involved in the Coca Cola Bottling Company in Korea. It also involves managing real estate industry and the company offers consulting on management issues. A number of sports clubs are also operated by LG.