European smartphone market up 14% to 200 mln units in 2014

Monday 26 January 2015 | 15:49 CET | News
The European smartphone market continues to expand, growing by nearly 14 percent in 2014 to achieve 200 million shipments, despite the saturation of many Western European markets, according to research from Futuresource Consulting. The European tablet market also continues to grow, but major markets have reached saturation point earlier than the industry expected. Although percentage growth equaled that of smartphones, Western Europe tablet sales will slow further in 2015, with consumer shipments moving into decline by 2017. In the tablet market, Apple and Samsung represented more than half

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Samsung
Countries: Europe
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