Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Global handset sales up 35% in Q3, Android skyrockets

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 10 November 10

Apple moves above RIM in worldwide handset rankings, according to new figures from Gartner; Android takes number two spot in smartphone platforms.

Global mobile phone shipments reached 417 million units during the third quarter, according to figures published by Gartner on Wednesday, a 35% upsurge from the third quarter of 2009. Nokia held on to top spot, shipping 117.5 million devices, however, its market share slipped to 28.2% in Q3, down from 36.7% a year earlier (see table 1). Apple and HTC were the biggest movers. The iPhone maker overtook RIM to become the fourth…

Global mobile phone shipments reached 417 million units during the third quarter, according to figures published by Gartner on Wednesday, a 35% upsurge from the third quarter of 2009. Nokia held on to top spot, shipping 117.5 million devices, however, its market share slipped to 28.2% in Q3, down from 36.7% a year earlier (see table 1). Apple and HTC were the biggest movers. The iPhone maker overtook RIM to become the fourth…

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