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Smartphone market grows 45% in Q3, Huawei moves to 3rd place

Tuesday 29 October 2013 | 09:00 CET | News
Global smartphone shipments grew 45 percent annually to reach a record 251 million units in the third quarter of 2013, according to Strategy Analytics. Samsung took a record 35 percent share of the market, and Huawei moved up to third place. Smartphones accounted for 6 in 10 of all mobile phones shipped worldwide, driven by strong demand for LTE models in developed regions like the US and 3G devices in emerging markets such as China. Samsung's share was up 2.3 percent points from a year earlier as it grew shipments an estimated 55 percent to 88.4 million units. Apple's growth was slower, and

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