Smartphone sales increased 42% in Q1

Friday 17 May 2013 | 15:09 CET | News
In the first quarter 2013, year-over-year total smartphone sales increased 42 percent, with one-third (36%) of the actual unit volume increase represented by prepaid smartphone sales, according to The NPD Group. Prepaid smartphone unit sales doubled in the quarter and accounted for 32 percent of total smartphone unit sales, an 11 point increase. Postpaid smartphone units sales grew 23 percent.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / LG / Samsung
Countries: United States
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Netflix dominates subscription video-on-demand market

Published 04 Jun 2013 21:20 CET | United States
Growth in watching television programming is driving subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) viewership, and Netflix continues to ...

Smartphone shipments to surpass feature phones in 2013

Published 20 May 2013 20:07 CET | World
Global smartphone shipments will surpass shipments of basic and feature phones for the first time in 2013. Global smartphone ...

Mobile PC market to reach 762.7 mln units in 2017

Published 06 May 2013 21:00 CET | World
The mobile PC market is expected to increase from 367.6 million units shipped in 2012 to 762.7 million globally by 2017, driven ...

Apple dominates home digital-video sector

Published 23 Apr 2013 20:29 CET | World
Apple dominates the home digital-video sector, in much the same way it dominates digital music, according to The NPD Group. ...

Screen mirroring technology awareness hits 40% - survey

Published 17 Apr 2013 15:44 CET | United States
Some 40 percent of US smartphone and tablet owners are aware of screen mirroring technologies, which allow consumers to ...

Apple leads paid music download market

Published 17 Apr 2013 14:47 CET | United States
Apple dominated the fourth quarter 2012 unit share of the paid music download market reaching 63 percent, according to The NPD ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

19 Oct Tele2 Q3 2021
19 Oct A1 Telekom Austria Q3 2021
19 Oct Iridium Q3 2021
19 Oct Netflix Q3 2021
19 Oct America Movil Q3 2021
19 Oct Ericsson Q3 2021
19 Oct Pixel Fall Launch
19 Oct Arm DevSummit
20 Oct Verizon Q3 2021
20 Oct Crown Castle Q3
20 Oct Elisa Q3 results
20 Oct Bango strategy day
20 Oct Samsung Unpacked Part 2
21 Oct Telenor Q3 2021
21 Oct Digi Q3 2021
21 Oct Grameenphone Q3 2021
21 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2021
21 Oct Intel Q3
21 Oct Telia Q3 results
21 Oct Snap Q3
21 Oct AT&T Q3 2021
22 Oct Doro Q3 results
25 Oct Facebook Q3
25 Oct Dtac Q3 2021
25 Oct Calix Q3 2021
26 Oct F5 Networks fiscal Q4
26 Oct SK hynix Q3
26 Oct Orange group Q3 2021
26 Oct MediaTek Q3
26 Oct Twitter Q3 2021
::: More Calendar Items