The largest mobile manufacturers in the world in order of shipping numbers are as follows: Nokia, Samsung, LG, Apple and RIM. However within the next three years its Samsung’s desire to overtake Nokia and become the global leader in the mobile space. A report from the The Korea Times says that “the next 12 months will be pivotal” and they plan on releasing various smartphones and other “premium products”. To accomplish this they have increased manufacturing but no specific numbers were released. At the end of the Q3 Samsung sold 199.5 million phones and in Q4 they currently have sold 71 million devices.