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Global mobile phone market grows 5% in 2013

Tuesday 28 January 2014 | 08:58 CET | News
The global mobile phone market grew by 5 percent in 2013 to a record 1.7 billion units, according to Strategy Analytics. Smartphones accounted for over half the market, shipping 990 million units, up 41 percent from 2012. Samsung strengthened its lead, taking 27.2 percent of the overall market and 32.3 percent of the smartphone segment. The market researcher estimates Samsung shipped 431 million phones last year and could grow to over half a billion in 2014. Nokia's market share dropped to 15.2 percent, after a 25 percent fall in shipments last year. Apple saw its growth slow, but still took

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Huawei China / Lenovo / LG / Nokia / Samsung / Strategy Analytics / TCL
Countries: World
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