High demand for the iPhone 5 helped Apple to capture 22% of global smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2012 in which represented 11 percent of the entire mobile phone market.  Apple has shipped 4.8 million combined iPhone units for the last quarter of 2012 in which represented 22 percent of the global smartphone market, up from 15 percent in 2011.  This trend has helped Apple to increase their profit margin!colossal.”Image