Mobile phone shipments reach over 370 million in Q1 2011
0. phoneArena 02 May 2011, 09:39 posted on
Mobile phone shipments reached 371.8 million in the first quarter of the year and while the top five phone manufacturers haven't changed, smaller phone makers have managed to squeeze out the most of the situation and gain market share…
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1. Plethora (unregistered)
I guess its all in what you choose to highlight about the numbers. Looking @ Samsung (my favorite), The volume is up by nearly 6 million over last year BUT their market share has (surprisingly) DROPPED by 2 percent from last year. Well, maybe the Galaxy S2 will help them out a bit.
3. protozeloz (Posts: 5378; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
Actually that may be because the number of people that are trying to get smartphone gets bigger, dumb phone sales will keep dropping, I think this is why they are working harder on the gs2
2. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)
370 million phones will end up in a landfill or your drawer in 2 years :)
4. AppleFUD (unregistered)
more like year for iPhone users. . . or less for those that just can't wait and must have the white version now because it's oh so unique.
5. bluechrism (unregistered)
Have to say, I'm Surprised HTC isn't selling enough to be in the top 5.
6. dblue45 (Posts: 77; Member since: 26 Aug 2009)
How did ZTE get up there?! o.O What happened to HTC? Motorola? RIM? Surprising indeed!
7. protozeloz (Posts: 5378; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
Motorola has being out of commission for a while, they are staring to recover, HTC is a new company and only makes smartphones rim.... I have no clue