Year-end and the end of another quarter is upon us, that means research numbers are out! According to Taiwan`s MIC (Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute), an ICT industry research institute based in Taipei, worldwide mobile phone industry`s shipment volume in the third quarter of 2013 topped around 465.2 million units, up 7% sequentially. Of the total worldwide mobile phone shipments, smartphone shipment volume reached about 255.3 million units in the third quarter of 2013, representing a 13.6% sequential growth.
Major Mobile Phone Vendor Shipment Volume Share, 1Q 2011 – 1Q 2014
Source: Respective companies and MIC, December 2013
To see more about this report, please visit: Worldwide Major Mobile Phone Vendor Performance, 4Q 2013