Nokia drops from top-5 smartphone makers in Q3

Friday 26 October 2012 | 10:39 CET | News
Nokia dropped from the world's top-five smartphone makers in the third quarter, according to research by IDC. Samsung cemented its lead with an estimated 31.3 percent market share, followed by Apple with 15.0 percent. Research in Motion, ZTE and HTC, all with around 4 percent, rounded out the top five smartphone makers. IDC estimates the total smartphone market comprised 179.7 million phones in Q3, up 45.3 percent from a year earlier. The total mobile phone market worldwide was up just 2.4 percent to an estimated 444.5 million units. Nokia was still number two in the overall market, although

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Companies: Apple / HTC / LG / Nokia / Samsung / ZTE Belgium
Countries: World
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