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Global smartphone sales rise 4.3% in Q2 - Gartner

Thursday 18 August 2016 | 13:25 CET | News
Global sales of smartphones totalled 344 million units in the second quarter of 2016, up 4.3 percent from the same period in 2015 as growth in emerging markets offset a decline in mature markets, according to Gartner. Number one vendor Samsung gained market share while Apple lost ground, hit by a 26 percent drop in sales in China and its mature Asian markets as well as a decline in key regions North America and Western Europe.

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Companies: Apple / Huawei China / Oppo / Samsung / Xiaomi
Countries: World
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