Global smartphone shipments rise 43% to 60 mln units in Q2

Friday 23 July 2010 | 11:26 CET | News

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Global smartphone shipments in Q2 grew 43 percent to 60 million units from 42 million a year ago, accounting for 19 percent of handset volumes, according to a study by Strategy Analytics. Healthy operator subsidies, vigorous competition between premium-tier vendors and a growing range of lower-cost models, using operating software like Symbian and Android, continued to drive the upswing. RIM shipped 11.2 million smartphones worldwide in Q2, up from 8 million in the previous year. RIM is the number one smartphone player in North and South America, but its global market share of 19 percent is

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Nokia / Strategy Analytics
Countries: World
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