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Global mobile phone sales fall 3.1% in Q3

Wednesday 14 November 2012 | 12:06 CET | News
Global mobile phone sales fell 3.1 percent year-on-year to almost 428 million in the third quarter, according to Gartner research. Smartphones accounted for 36.9 percent of the total and grew 46.9 percent from a year earlier to 169.2 million units. While the total market showed a decline, Gartner said it saw signs of improving demand in both both mature and emerging markets, as sales increased sequentially. Demand was supported by smartphone sales in China and a recovery in replacement sales in mature markets thanks to new device introductions. Samsung led both the total market with a 22.9

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