Smartphones take larger share of handset shipments in Q2

Friday 6 September 2013 | 14:27 CET | News
Worldwide mobile phone shipment volume reached around 434.7 million units in the second quarter, according to Taiwan's Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC). Out of this, smartphones accounted for approximately 51.7 percent at 224.6 million units, outnumbering that of feature phones. Instead of top-ranking branded vendors like Apple and Samsung, the major force propelling the smartphone shipments mainly came from late comers in the industry, such as LG, Sony, Lenovo, and second-tier branded vendors and white-box vendors in China. Chinese branded vendors Huawei and ZTE are

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