Smartphones grow to over 50% of handset sales in China

Wednesday 12 September 2012 | 02:14 CET | News
Between January and August, some 138.25 million smartphones were shipped in China, up 196.1 percent year-on-year and accounting for 50.41 percent of total handset shipments in the period. Of the smartphone shipments, 81.41 percent were Android phones, the Digitimes writes citing the China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR). The total handset shipments stood at 274.25 million in the period, comprising 149.02 million 3G phones and 125.23 million 2G phones. China-based vendors shipped 213.17 million handsets in the period, representing 77.73 percent of the total.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: China
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