Global smartphone sales reach 173.7 mln in Q3 - study

Friday 9 November 2012 | 20:24 CET | News
The worldwide smartphone market reached 173.7 million units, growing 44 percent year-over-year, according to worldwide country-level smart phone data for the third quarter released by Canalys. Samsung topped the table for the third consecutive quarter, followed by Apple. Together, both vendors accounted for nearly 50 percent of the market. Sony jumped into third place with 8.8 million units, its first appearance in the top five since 2006. HTC stayed in fourth place, with just under 5 percent of the market and RIM held onto fifth place with 4.2 percent market share, while North Asia-based

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / HTC / Huawei China / Lenovo / LG / Nokia / Samsung / Sony / ZTE Belgium
Countries: World
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