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LG became the third largest mobile phone shipper in 2008

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According to DigiTimes who compiled the list of world wide shippment of mobile phones, LG has overtaken Motorola, albeit barely, by shipping 100 million mobile phones compared to 99.9 million for Motorola. 2009 promises to be a competitive year for both of these manufacturers with Motorola shipping several devices to Verizon this year and LG has promised to have 100 different devices shipped this year too.
The top 5 shippers of mobile phones for 2008 (with millions of units) were:
Nokia – 470
Samsung – 200
LG – 100
Motorola – 99.9
Sony Ericsson 96.6

This means that the top 5 manufacturers shipped nearly a billion phones in 2008.

[Via Boy Genius Report]

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Written by dvdand

January 20, 2009 at 9:02 pm

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