Apple passes Nokia’s mobile phone sales




According to a study of the mobile market for the III quarter of 2014, Nokia may soon give way to the volume of sales of phones from Apple. This is stated in the report Gartner. During this period, the Cupertino-based company sold 38.2 million iPhone, while sales of Nokia phones accounted for “only” 43.1 million.


According to analysts, in the III quarter of this year were sold at 20% of smartphones increase compared to the previous quarter. For the three months manufacturers have put 310 million “umnofonov”, but the popularity of feature phones is rapidly declining.

Of the total sales of smartphones accounted for 66%. At the current rate, by 2018, the proportion of sales of mobile phones will be only 10%. Of 310 million smartphones sold on Android work 83.1% (250 million.). For the same period last year were released 205 million. Smartphones. iOS is used by 12.7% of the issued smartphones (38.1 million.). The number of smartphones on Windows Phone has grown, but their share dropped from 3.6% to 3%.


Losing results leader of Samsung. A year ago, she released 117 million. Smartphone (25.7%), is now 94 million. (20.6%). Nokia also lost during this time – with 63 million. To 43 million. Devices.


On the other hand, Apple sales were up 26% compared to last year. The company also increased its presence in the market from 6.7% to 8.4%. According to analysts, Apple, probably overtake Nokia’s mobile phone sales in the IV quarter of this year.

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