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Chinese smartphone makers push global sales up 9% in Q1

Tuesday 23 May 2017 | 14:23 CET | News
Worldwide smartphone sales climbed to 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 9.1 percent year on year rise that was again driven above all by China's top three device makers, said Gartner. Although Samsung and Apple retained the top two spots, the Chinese trio of Huawei, Oppo and Vivo now account for a combined 24 percent of global sales, up 7 percentage points year on year, according to Gartner. The Chinese manufacturers are driving sales with aggressive marketing and competitively priced smartphones that are increasingly equipped with innovative features, taking advantage of the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Gartner / Huawei / Oppo / Samsung / Vivo
Countries: World
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