Brazil smartphone sales grow by 123% in 2013

Thursday 3 April 2014 | 11:14 CET | News
Smartphone sales reached a record 35.6 million units in Brazil in 2013, up 123 percent compared to 2012, according to a study released by IDC. In the fourth quarter, 7.1 million units of traditional mobile phones were sold and 11.5 million smartphones. Overall sales, including both types of devices, for the year totaled 67.8 million units. It was the first time in Brazil that more smartphones were sold than traditional mobile phones. In 2012, the market for traditional devices was 43.4 million units, and in 2013 this fell to 32.2 million, down 26 percent. Every minute around 68 smartphones

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