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Android takes third of mobile handset shipments in Q4

Saturday 9 February 2013 | 11:52 CET | News
A third of all mobile phones shipped in the fourth quarter of 2012 ran Android, according to Canalys. Android took a 34 percent market share of the overall mobile phone market. Apple iOS took 11 percent. The period also saw Huawei, ZTE and Lenovo move into the top five smartphone vendors. The worldwide smartphone market grew by 37 percent to 438.1 million units last year, based on the 50+ countries assessed by the analyst firm. Samsung saw smartphone sales grow 78 percent to 62.9 million units in the fourth quarter. Apple was second with 47.8 million units for a 22.1 percent share. Huawei

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