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Global smartphone market up 7% in Q2 to 351 mln units

Saturday 5 August 2017 | 06:43 CET | News
The global smartphone market grew by 7 percent year-over-year to 350.9 million units in Q2, according to preliminary data from IHS Markit. Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Oppo and vivo all grew, while Xiaomi reversed its recent performance and just missed out on a top-five spot. The market continues to be driven by Chinese OEMs, which have optimised their operations in China. OEMs operating on the global stage, such as Apple or Samsung, saw modest growth as established markets for these companies continue to mature, researchers said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Huawei / Lenovo / LG / Oppo / Samsung / Vivo / Xiaomi / ZTE
Countries: World
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