Worldwide handset sales decline 6% while smartphones grow 27% in 2Q09, says Gartner

Press release, August 13; Meiling Chen, DIGITIMES Asia 0

Worldwide handset sales totaled 286.1 million units in the second quarter of 2009, a 6.1% decrease from the second quarter of 2008, according to Gartner. Smartphone sales surpassed 40 million units, a 27% increase from the same period last year, representing...

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