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Smartphone shipments hit 295.3 mln units in Q2 - IDC

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The worldwide smartphone market reached a record 295.3 million shipments in the second quarter, up 23.1 percent on the second quarter of 2012 and up 2.6 percent on a very strong first quarter, according to IDC. Emerging markets supported by local vendors are continuing to be the main catalyst for smartphone sales. A broad range of Chinese OEMs more than outpaced the market in the second quarter, led by Huawei, which nearly doubled its shipments in a year. Samsung shipped 74.3 million smartphones in the period for a 25.2 percent market share, down on 77.3 million units and a 32.3 percent share

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Companies: Apple / Huawei China / Lenovo / LG / Samsung
Countries: World
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