Global mobile phone market grows 17.9% in Q4

Friday 28 January 2011 | 10:41 CET | News
The worldwide mobile phone market grew 17.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010, a new quarterly high driven by smartphones, according to a study by IDC. Vendors shipped 401.4 million units, compared to 340.5 million units in Q4 2009. Vendors shipped a total of 1.39 billion units on a cumulative worldwide basis in 2010, up 18.5 percent from 1.17 billion in 2009. ZTE, a company that sells primarily lower-cost feature phones in emerging markets, moved into the number four position worldwide in Q4. Nokia, Samsung and LG remained the top three vendors, while Apple was in fifth place. IDC

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Dell EMC / HTC / Huawei China / Kyocera / LG / Micromax / Nokia / Samsung / ZTE Belgium
Countries: World
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