As Samsung passes Nokia for the first time in 14 years as the top cellphone OEM in 2012, iSuppli also reported today that Samsung would increase in its lead on Apple among the top five smartphone manufacturers. From 9to5Google:

Samsung also tops iSuppli’s forecast for the top smartphone OEMs by worldwide shipments as the company continues to extend its slight lead over Apple. iSuppli is expecting Samsung to take in 28 percent of the global smartphone market in 2012 (up from 20 percent in 2011), while Apple’s gains are smaller at 20 percent, up from 19 percent last year

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