Chile smartphone market grows by 53 percent

Thursday 28 April 2016 | 18:44 CET | News
Chile's mobile phone market shrank by almost 6 percent year-on-year in Q4 2015, but the smartphone segment grew by 53 percent, according to Counterpoint Research. Smartphones represented more than 90 percent of mobile phone shipments across all channels except MVNOs. LTE was around 53 percent of all mobile phones sold in the quarter. The USD 51-100 wholesale price band was the most important segment, contributing to almost 40 percent of all mobile phones shipped in the quarter. Samsung led the mobile phone market with 43 percent share, up from 26 percent a year ago and it is almost 2.5x

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Claro / Entel / Huawei China / Movistar / Samsung
Countries: Chile
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