#<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-10752" alt="Samsung HQ Silicon Valley - MM pic" src="http://channeleye.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/samsungtwo.jpg" width="330" height="147" />A report said Samsung faces increased competition from mainland China.

And that will affect Apple’s bottom line too, according to a survey by Taiwanese market research company Trendforce.

It published figures that showed that in 2014 home grown companies Huawei, Xiaomi and others managed to ship 453 million units – nearly 40 percent of total smartphone shipments worldwide. <a href="http://channeleye.co.uk/samsung-edged-out-by-chinese-vendors/" class="read_more">more&#187;</a><div class="feedflare">
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