Friday, October 29, 2010

Q3 Global Handset Shipments Rose 13%

from Barron's:

>>Global handset shipments rose 13% to 327 million units in the third quarter, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.


Some details:

  • The report noted that Nokia (NOK) lost share in the quarter, shipping 110.4 million handsets, up 2%. It was the ninth straight month the company had below average growth. Nokia’s market share fell to 34%, from 37%. Nokia’s handset ASP was up 2% to 64 Euros, the first increase in at least a decade, as smart phone units increased.
  • Samsung shipped 71 million units, up 19% form a year ago. The Korean firm had 22% market share, up from 21% a year ago.
  • LG shipped 28.4 million handsets, down 10% from a year ago, as it suffered from a limited selection of smart phones.

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