NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Just months after South Korea's Samsung Electronics dethroned Apple (AAPL - Get Report) to become king of the global smartphone industry, the Cupertino, California-based tech giant has staged a comeback that has allowed it to regain the crown. The ongoing contest to rule this corner of the technology industry is exciting to watch and for ETF investors, it may prove alluring.A record-breaking earnings showing in late January has played a major role in propelling Apple's stock price though the closely watch $500 level. Initially following the release of this report, analysts, market commentators, and investors dug through and concluded that the popularity of the firm's iconic iPhone was a major contributor to the standout showing. Combined with its newest version, the iPhone 4S, Apple reportedly sold over 35 million smartphones during the quarter.
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