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Worldwide Mobile Sales 325.6 MM Units

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Update: 2010-08-15 00:30:37
Worldwide Mobile Sales 325.6 MM Units

Worldwide mobile device sales to end users totaled 325.6 million units in the second quarter of 2010, a 13.8 percent increase from the same period in 2009, according to Gartner, Inc. Smartphone sales to end users accounted for 19 percent of worldwide mobile device sales, an increase of 50.5 percent from the second quarter of 2009.

In the second quarter of 2010, Nokia`s mobile device sales to end users reached 111.5 million units and a share of 34.2 percent. Samsung sold 65.3 million devices in the second quarter of 2010 that translated into a 20.1 percent market share.

Research In Motion (RIM)’s mobile device sales to end users reached 11.2 million units in the second quarter of 2010, confirming RIM’s position as the fourth largest brand with a share of 3.4 percent this quarter.

Apple’s mobile device sales reached 8.7 million units or a 2.7 percent share of the overall mobile device market, but a 14.2 percent of the smartphone market. Apple maintained its No. 7 position in the worldwide mobile device market and held the No. 3

Smartphone sales to end users totaled 61.6 million units in the second quarter of 2010, a 50.5 percent increase from the same period in 2009. The top four smartphone OS vendors exhibited growth in the second quarter of 2010, and accounted for 91 percent of the worldwide smartphone OS market, up 6 percent year-on-year.

BDST: 1525 HRS, 15 August 2010

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