Western European mobile phone sales down 5.2% in 2014 - IDC

Wednesday 18 February 2015 | 08:50 CET | News
The Western European mobile phone market stalled for the second consecutive year in 2014, with shipments down 5.2 percent year-on-year to 174.1 million units, according to the latest report from IDC. The low-end feature phone segment has now become a niche market, with shipments declining 39 percent year-on-year to 28.4 million units and a total value of USD 1.4 billion. This represents just 16 percent of total units shipped in the year and 2.2 percent of the total market value, said IDC. However, smartphone shipments exceeded 145.8 million units, up 6.4 percent year-on-year, to represent 84

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Companies: Apple / LG / Samsung
Countries: Europe
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