Brazil smartphone market expands 11% in Q3

Tuesday 23 December 2014 | 10:59 CET | News
A total 15.1 million smartphones were sold in Brazil in the third quarter, an increase of 11 percent compared to the second quarter and 49 percent compared with the same period last year, according to IDC. In the same period, 4.7 million feature phones were sold in the country. According to research analyst Leonardo Munin, one of the factors that contributed to the popularity of smartphones was the supply of increasingly cheaper devices. The average price of the devices has fallen from BRL 900 in early 2011 to BRL 700 in Q2 2014 and to BRL 590 in Q3 2014. Mid-range devices (priced between BRL

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