Mobile Phone Shipments: We Have Nokia And...The Others
Nokia dominates the cellphone market, with the company barely missing to hit a 40% market share in the fourth quarter.
January 30, 2008
The runner-up in the race is Samsung, with a market share of 14% and only 161.1 million phones sold. Right behind it is Motorola, with a 13.8% market share and 159 million sold units.
The occupants of sports 4 and 5 are only 2% apart: Sony Ericsson sold 103.4 million units and currently holds 9% of the market, while LG had to settle for 80.4 million and a 7% market share.
The situation is even worse for Nokia's competitors when looking at the figures for the last quarter. The company's market share rose to 39.5%, while Samsung and Motorola applied the verb “to shrink” to the following results: 13.7% and 12.1%,respectively.