Smartphone growth encouraging, yet worldwide handset market still expected to shrink in 2009, says IDC

Press release, July 31; Meiling Chen, DIGITIMES Asia 0

The worldwide handset market recorded another quarter of on-year decline in the second quarter of 2009. According to IDC, handset vendors shipped a total of 269.6 million units worldwide, down 10.8% from 302.2 million units in second-quarter 2008. The...

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