Global smartphone shipments increase 11.6% in Q2

Thursday 23 July 2015 | 17:42 CET | News
Global smartphone shipments rose 11.6 percent year-on-year in the second quarter to 337.2 million, according to market researcher IDC. This is the second highest quarterly total on record, with growth sustained after a strong Q1 by robust demand in many emerging markets. IDC said more affordable smartphones, often from local vendors, were driving the growth in the market, rather than the premium smartphones from the likes of Samsung and Apple. The market researcher noted as well that new vendors are joining the market every quarter in order  to capitalise on the local demand, with IDC now

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Huawei China / Lenovo / Motorola / Samsung / Xiaomi
Countries: World
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