What smartphones and mobile phones in the I quarter of buying more




What smartphones and mobile phones in the I quarter of buying more?


Analyst firm IDC currently has decided to share data concerning the sales of mobile phones in the first quarter of 2013 year. According to IDC analysts in the previous three months on the market have been shipped 418.6 million mobile phones, against 483.2 million in the previous quarter and 402.4 million in the first quarter of 2012.


The global mobile phone market grew in the first quarter of 2013, up 4 percent compared with the same period last year. For the first time on the market was supplied more smartphones than ordinary mobile phones.

“The days when phones were the primary means for making calls and sending text messages, are long gone. Customers increasingly want to have in my pocket computers. The share of smartphones is beginning to grow, along with her growing power of companies that make a bet on smart phones, “- said a senior IDC analyst Kevin Restivo.

Senior analyst Ramon Llamas, in turn, noted that Chinese companies continue to increase their presence in the market? and if in the past year were in the top five of Nokia, BlackBerry and HTC, then this is their place was taken by manufacturers from China: Huawei and ZTE. Another two Chinese companies – Coolpad and Lenovo – are going up very rapidly.

Samsung is the first quarter of 2013 has shipped 115 million mobile phones, which is more than the next three companies in the top five put together. The share of Samsung is 27.5 percent, which is 4.2 percent more than last year.

Second place belongs to the company, Nokia. Its result – 61.9 million mobile phones and 14.8 percent of the market, up 20.8 million less than the same period last year.

Third place in the mobile phone market for Apple, which relies only on smartphones – 37.4 million sold iPhone. LG and ZTE have settled down in the fourth and fifth place – 15.4 and 13.5 million handsets, respectively.
The smartphone market

Q1 2013/12 Smartphone Market Share | Infographics

As previously reported , the first place in the smartphone market continues to hold a South Korean company Samsung, shipped to market 70.7 million smartphones, up 26.7 million more than the same period last year, equivalent to 32.7 percent of the market.


Apple is holding the second place, the result – 37.4 million smartphones, 2.4 million more than in the first quarter of 2012. Apple’s share is 17.3 percent, which is 5.7 percent less than last year.

In third place in the first quarter of 2013 broke another South Korean company – LG. She managed to ship 10.3 million smartphones market, which corresponds to 4.8 percent of the market. This result is two times higher than last year.

The company Huawei, who is trying to gain a foothold in the top three , went down to fourth place – 9.9 million smartphones, which is almost two times higher compared to the same period last year and corresponds to 4.6 percent of the market.

Fifth place was taken by the Chinese company ZTE. She managed to ship to market 9.1 million smartphones, which is 3 million more than last year.

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