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Gartner: Worldwide sales of smartphones grew 15.7%

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Gartner, today followed up with a press release reporting that the smartphones sales grew 15.7% in Q2 2008 over Q2, 2007. This amounts to 32.2m units sold in Q2. This is pretty much in line with what other research companies have recently reported and also what Nokia said in its forecast for Q3. Here is the breakup of sales according to Gartner:

Company

2Q08

Sales

2Q08 Market Share (%)

2Q07

Sales

2Q07 Market Share (%)

2Q08- 2Q07 Growth (%)

Nokia

15,297,900

47.5

14,151,689

50.8

8.1

Research In Motion

5,594,159

17.4

2,471,200

8.9

126.4

HTC

1,330,825

4.1

605,900

2.2

119.6

Sharp

1,328,090

4.1

2,275,401

8.2

-41.6

Fujitsu

1,071,490

3.3

877,955

3.2

22.0

Others

7,598,711

23.6

7,472,441

26.8

1.7

Total

32,221,175

100.0

27,854,586

100.0

15.7

What is interesting is that Samsung and LG do not make it on this list considering that they are 2nd and 3rd mobile phone makers worldwide.

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Written by dvdand

September 8, 2008 at 12:01 pm

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