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Smartphones account for over half of mobiles shipped in Q1

Friday 26 April 2013 | 13:22 CET | News
Mobile phone shipments rose 4 percent to 418.6 million units in the first quarter, compared to 402.4 million units in the first quarter of 2012, according to IDC. Within the total, smartphone shipments grew 41.6 percent to 216.2 million units, versus 152.7 million units a year earlier. This marked the first time that smartphones accounted for over half (51.6%) of all mobile phones shipped in a quarter. IDC estimates that Samsung sold 115 million mobile phones for a 27.5 percent share in the first quarter, followed by Nokia with 61.9 million units (14.8%) and Apple with 37.4 million units

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Huawei China / LG / Nokia / Samsung / ZTE Belgium
Countries: World
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