Samsung Electronics maintains the top spot in the global market for a fifth year in a row. According to DisplaySearch, the Korean manufacturer garnered a 22.1 per cent share of the world market with sales of $26 billion.
LG Electronics came in second with 14.1 per cent ($16.6 billion in sales), followed by Sony at 11.9 per cent ($14.1 billion). The global TV market grew by 17.8 per cent last year from a year earlier with sales of 248.4 million units.
Samsung claims that 2 million of its TV sales were 3D capable sets, and that it now has a 60 per cent share of the 3D TV market.