Worldwide mobile device sales up 31.8% in 2010 - study

Thursday 10 February 2011 | 11:16 CET | News
Worldwide mobile device sales to end users totalled 1.6 billion units in 2010, a 31.8 percent increase from 2009, according to a study by Gartner. Smartphone sales to end users were up 72.1 percent from 2009 and accounted for 19 percent of total mobile communications device sales in 2010. Carolina Milanesi, research vice president at Gartner, said that strong smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2010 pushed Apple and Research In Motion up in the 2010 worldwide ranking of mobile device manufacturers to the number five and number four positions, respectively, displacing Sony Ericsson and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Boost Mobile / Fujitsu / HTC / LG / Nokia / Research In Motion / Samsung / Sharp / Sony Ericsson / Verizon
Countries: World
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