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Smartphone shipments pass 1 bln units in 2013

Tuesday 28 January 2014 | 09:09 CET | News
The worldwide smartphone market shipped 1.004 billion units last year, up 38.4 percent from the 725.3 million units in 2012, according to estimates from IDC. In the fourth quarter of 2013, vendors shipped a total 284.4 million smartphones worldwide, up 24.2 percent from a year earlier. In the broader mobile phone market, global shipments reached 1.822 billion units in 2013, up 4.8 percent from a year earlier. Fourth-quarter shipments reached 488.4 million, an increase of 0.9 percent year-on-year. Samsung added 1 percent point of market share in smartphones, to strengthen its lead at 31.3

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