Samsung, Apple dominate mobile phone market in Q2

Monday 30 July 2012 | 10:05 CET | News
The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1 percent year over year in the second quarter of 2012 to 406.0 million, according to estimates from IDC. Growth was led by smartphones, which were up 42.1 percent from a year earlier to shipments of 153.9 million units. Growth was slightly slower than IDC's earlier forecast of 43.1 percent, and the market researcher expects the economic slowdown could further impact sales this year. In terms of manufacturers, the handset market was dominated by Samsung and Apple in Q2. Samsung grew its share of the overall market to 24.1 percent from 18.8 percent a year

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / HTC / LG / Nokia / Samsung / ZTE Belgium
Countries: World
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