Record smartphone shipments grow market 38.8% in Q3

Tuesday 29 October 2013 | 20:52 CET | News
The worldwide smartphone market grew 38.8 percent year-on-year in Q3, according to a report by International Data Corporation (IDC). Vendors shipped a total of 258.4 million smartphones in Q3, establishing a new record for units shipped in a single quarter by more than 9.0 percent. The previous high was 237.0 million units shipped in the second quarter. In the worldwide mobile phone market (inclusive of smartphones), vendors shipped 467.9 million units in Q3 compared to the 442.7 million units shipped in Q3 2012, representing 5.7 percent year-on-year growth. Samsung easily maintained its

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