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China Q4 handset sales grow to 73.29 mln

Thursday 28 March 2013 | 00:16 CET | News
In the fourth quarter of 2012, some 73.29 million handsets were sold in China, up 15 percent from Q3 and up 8.1 percent year-on-year. 56.96 Million units were smartphones, up 15.8 percent sequentially and 119.3 percent from a year earlier, The Digitimes reports citing Analysys International research. Android OS accounted for 90.5 percent of the smartphone sales, followed by iOS with 5.8 percent, and Symbian with 1.5 percent of smartphone sales. Smartphones featuring iOS carried the highest average retail price of CNY 4,499, followed by Windows Mobile at CNY 1,795, Android at CNY 1,335, and

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