Smartphone shipments up 47% in Q2, Samsung takes 33% share

Friday 26 July 2013 | 09:08 CET | News
Global smartphone shipments grew 47 percent annually to reach a record 230 million units in the second quarter of 2013, according to research by Strategy Analytics. Samsung captured one-third of all smartphone volumes worldwide, while Apple's market share fell to its lowest level for three years. Smartphones accounted for 59 percent of all mobile phones shipped globally. Smartphone growth, which is at a higher rate today than a year ago, is being driven by demand for 4G models in developed regions like the US and 3G models in emerging markets such as India, the market researcher said. Samsung

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Companies: Apple / Huawei China / LG / Samsung / ZTE Belgium
Countries: World
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