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Global handset shipments in record decline in Q1

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 30 April 09

South Korean vendors lead the market, but top five all record negative growth, Strategy Analytics reports; plus forecasts for Q2.

Global mobile handset shipments declined by 13% in the first quarter of 2009, the biggest fall since the market began, research firm Strategy Analytics reported on Thursday. Handset makers shipped 245 million units in Q1, compared with 282 million in Q1 last year, as the economic downturn exacerbated the effects of a seasonally low quarter, the company said…

Global mobile handset shipments declined by 13% in the first quarter of 2009, the biggest fall since the market began, research firm Strategy Analytics reported on Thursday. Handset makers shipped 245 million units in Q1, compared with 282 million in Q1 last year, as the economic downturn exacerbated the effects of a seasonally low quarter, the company said…

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