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Global smartphone shipments up 20% in Q1

Thursday 30 April 2015 | 02:42 CET | News
The number of smartphone shipments reached 350.9 million in the first quarter, an increase of 20 percent from a year earlier, according to estimates by Juniper Research. Samsung retained leadership of the smartphone market, despite the company's shipments falling to just under 82 million, the market researcher said. Its market share improved compared to the fourth quarter to 23 percent, but this was well down on the 29 percent it had a year ago. Juniper Research expects Samsung's performance to improve in the coming months thanks to the recent launch of the S6 and S6 Edge. Apple had a better

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Companies: Apple / Microsoft / Samsung
Countries: World
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