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Digitimes Research: Over 331 million smartphones shipped globally in 3Q15
Luke Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Thursday 17 December 2015]

There were 331.9 million smartphones shipped globally in the third quarter of 2015, increasing 10.5% on quarter and 7.7% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Samsung Electronics took up 25.6% of the shipments, followed by Apple with 14.5%, Huawei Device 7.4%, Lenovo 4.8%, LG Electronics 4.5%, Xiaomi Technology 3.8%, BBK 3.5%, TCL Communication Technology 3.3%, Oppo 3.2%, ZTE 2.5%, Sony Mobile Communications 2.0%, Microsoft Mobile 1.7%, Meizu 1.7%, Coolpad 1.5% and Asustek Computer 1.4%, Digitimes Research indicated.

The top-15 vendors together took up 81.4% of shipments and nine were based in China, two in the US and South Korea, and one in Japan and Taiwan.

Global smartphone shipments in the fourth quarter will increase to 396.8 million units, leading to 1.326 billion units for 2015 which will rise 10.1% on year.

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