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

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Brazil
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

Windows Phone

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Brazil smartphone market grows 55 percent in 2014 - IDC

Published 07 Apr 2015 10:33 CET | Brazil
The Brazilian smartphone market grew 55 percent in 2014 to 54.5 million devices were sold, according to an IDC survey. In the ...

Samsung is the most popular smartphone brand in Brazil

Published 29 Dec 2014 09:39 CET | Brazil
Samsung is the most popular smartphone brand among Brazilians, according to the Mobile Report research, drawn up by Nielsen and ...

Tablets sales in Brazil to expand by 10% in 2015

Published 22 Dec 2014 19:21 CET | Brazil
Tablet sales in Brazil are expected to expand by 10 percent in 2015 compared to 2014, according to a study by tech consultancy ...

Brazil PC sales down 25 percent in Q3

Published 22 Dec 2014 10:34 CET | Brazil
About 2.6 million PCs were solid in Brazil in the third quarter, a figure 25 percent lower than in the same period of 2013, ...

Triple play households drop to 60.5% of all multiplay households
Netherlands  |  2017Q1

Calendar   /   Industry Events

28 Jul BT fiscal Q1
28 Jul Proximus Q2 2017
28 Jul Megacable Q2 2017
28 Jul AWS Summit London
28 Jul Singtel AGM
28 Jul Ecotel AGM
28 Jul Profile: T-Mobile NL Business
31 Jul Pandora Q2 2017
31 Jul SBA Communications Q2 2016
31 Jul NEC fiscal Q1
01 Aug KDDI fiscal Q1
01 Aug Apple fiscal Q3
01 Aug Allot Communications Q2 2017
01 Aug Glu Mobile Q2 2017
01 Aug Frontier Communications Q2 2017
02 Aug Interxion Q2 2017
02 Aug iPass Q2 2017
02 Aug Shentel Q2 2017
02 Aug CGI Q2 2017
02 Aug Groupon Q2 2017
02 Aug Fitbit Q2 2017
02 Aug Oclaro fiscal Q2
02 Aug GCI Q2 2017
02 Aug Equinix Q2 2017
02 Aug Aerohive Networks Q2 2017
02 Aug Interxion Q2 2017
02 Aug Otelco Q2 2017
02 Aug CenturyLink Q2 2017
02 Aug Level 3 Communications Q2 2017
02 Aug Telenet Q2 2017
::: More Calendar Items