Global smartphone shipments exceed 980 mln units in Q4 2013

Tuesday 28 January 2014 | 20:17 CET | News
The number of smartphone shipments exceeded 280 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, with an annual total of 980 million smartphones shipped for 2013, representing 39 percent year-over-year growth, according to new estimates from Juniper Research. Samsung shipped more than 300 million smartphones in 2013 accounting for just over 30 percent of all smartphone shipments, and represented 40 percent year-on-year growth. However, for the first time Samsung witnessed a quarterly fall in shipments and market share, to just over 81 million in the fourth quarter.

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