China's smartphone market reaches 87.4 mln units in Q3

Thursday 23 January 2014 | 01:59 CET | News
The Chinese smartphone market reached around 87.4 million units in Q3, up 13.4 percent sequentially. Overall, Chinese smartphone sales totaled around 230.5 million units in the first three quarters of 2013, up 93.3 percent year-on-year, according to Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC). Smartphone sales for the full year are forecast at over 320 million units. International brands Samsung, Apple and HTC all saw declines in market share in the third quarter, while local vendor Lenovo posted a market share of 13.7 percent, trailing Samsung's market share in China of 18.3 percent.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / HTC / Huawei China / Lenovo / Samsung
Countries: China
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