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Gartner Says Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Declined 8.6 Per Cent and Smartphones Grew 12.7 Per Cent in First Quarter of 2009 May 26, 2009

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Worldwide mobile phone sales totalled 269.1 million units in the first quarter of 2009, a 8.6 per cent decrease from the first quarter of 2008, according to Gartner, Inc. Smartphone sales surpassed 36.4 million units, a 12.7 per cent increase from the same period last year.[…]

Table 1
Worldwide Mobile Terminal Sales to End Users in 1Q09 (Thousands of Units)

Company

1Q09

Sales

1Q09 Market

Share (%)

1Q08

Sales

1Q08 Market

Share (%)

Nokia

97,398.2

36.2

115,191.8

39.1

Samsung

51,385.4

19.1

42,396.5

14.4

LG

26,546.9

9.9

23,645.8

8.0

Motorola

16,587.3

6.2

29,884.7

10.2

Sony Ericsson

14,470.3

5.4

22,061.0

7.5

Others

62,732.0

23.4

61,103.20

20.8

TOTAL

269,120.1

100.0

294,283.0

100.0

Note* This table includes iDEN shipments, but excludes ODM to OEM shipments.
Note: Totals may not add to 100.0 percent due to rounding.
Source: Gartner (May 2009)

Table 2
Worldwide Smartphone Sales to End Users in 1Q09 (Thousands of Units)

Company

1Q09

Sales

1Q09 Market

Share (%)

1Q08

Sales

1Q08 Market

Share (%)

Nokia

14,991.2

41.2

14,588.6

45.1

Research In Motion

7,233.6

19.9

4,311.8

13.3

Apple

3,938.8

10.8

1,725.3

5.3

HTC

1,957.3

5.4

1,276.9

4.0

Fujitsu

1,387.0

3.8

1,317.5

4.1

Others

6,896.4

18.8

9,094.8

28.1

TOTAL

36,404.4

100.0

32,314.9

100.0

Note: For HTC, Gartner counts only the company’s own-branded devices including the G1.
Note Totals may not add to 100.0 percent due to rounding.
Source: Gartner (May 2009)

via Gartner Says Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Declined 8.6 Per Cent and Smartphones Grew 12.7 Per Cent in First Quarter of 2009.

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