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Top 5 Smartphone Companies in the World 2015

1. Samsung



                                                Founder:Lee Byung-chul

                                                CEO:Boo-Keun Yoon


                                                Products:Galaxy Tab

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.

2. Apple




                                                                  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

Lenovo & Motorola



                                                                  Founder:Yuang Yuanquing

                                                                  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.

4. Huawei


                                                                  Name:Huawei Technologies


                                                                  Founder:Ren Zhengfei

                                                                  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.

5. LG


                                                                  Name:LG Crop



                                                                  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.

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