It appears Samsung Electronics is pulling ahead of its Japanese competitor Toshiba in the NAND Flash semiconductor market.
According to industry tracker DRAMeXchange, Samsung retained its number one position in the quarterly revenue ranking, thanks to strong demand from Chinese smartphone makers.
The Korean tech giant saw its third quarter shipments jump 20 percent compared to the previous quarter.
It recorded three-point-seven billion U.S. dollars in sales, bumping up its share of the global market to 36 percent.
Toshiba's sales were sub-two billion dollars.
Its market share fell below 20 percent.
The gap between the two companies has widened by five-percentage points since the second quarter.
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