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February 15, 2012

Smartphone Shipments grow 47% to 149 million,Mobile device by 5.4%

Mobile Devices by vendor Marketshare sold for in Q4,2011  To end Users

Mobile Devices by Vendors Marketshare sold for  the year ,2011  To end Users

Apple’s last quarter has seen it sales  cross  35.5 million units and grabbing a 23.8% market share,  and  in the process replaced Samsung as the  Biggest Smartphone  Company in q3,201

The world's largest smartphone vendor  Apple is showing signs of slowdown in the fourth quarter,  as the iPhone 4s market shows “ signs of wearing down and  slipping  from the no 1 position for a couple of quarters as the novelty of its latest 4S model runs out.

According to figures released by Gartner smartphone sales for the period came to a staggering 149 million units in Q4 2011, a 47.3% increase compared to the year-ago quarter. 
Total smartphone sales in 2011 reached 472 million units and accounted for 31 percent of all mobile devices sales, up 58 percent from 2010. 
Apple saw its iPhone sales more than double in the last quarter when it took a 24 percent share of the smartphone market, helped by a 15-month period before the 4S model was launched, which created a lot of pentup  demand. 

Compared to Smartphones,worldwide mobile device sales to end users totalled 476.5 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 5.4 percent increase from the same period in 2010  

However the latest  Garter research suggest that the Apple iPhone 4s party is over as and there will not be a repeat of Apple's 2011 sales numbers as the iphone 4s which drove  Apple to the top spot shows shows signs of decline

However Apple's strong performance will continue into the first quarter of 2012  as availability of theiPhone 4S widens, but without the benefit from delayed purchases sales would decline from the previous quarter.

The  overall growth in global  cellphone sales volume  has been slowing to 7 percent from 11 percent growth seen last year, in 2011, while smartphone market growth would slow to 39 percent from 58 percent. 

February 8, 2012

Smartphones grow 55% in Q4,YoY,account for every 3rd device sold

Global smartphone market grew 54.7% YoY in Q4, 2011 as IDC (International Data Corporation) Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker, data  shows that  157.8 million smartphone units in 4Q11 compared to 102.0 million units in the fourth quarter of 2010. The 54.7% year-over-year growth was higher than IDC's forecast of 40.0% for the quarter, and higher than the 49.2% growth in 3Q11.

The Year 2011  saw the” Mobile Revolution coming of age , as global  smartphone shipment volumes reached
491.4 million units in 2011, growing  61.3% from the 304.7 million units in 2010.According to IDC data "By the end of the quarter, one out of every three mobiles phones shipped worldwide was a smartphone,”

Apple  was back as no 1, with its iPhone 4S  Launch,worldwide, and in the process it reached a new shipment volume record for itself and for the entire industry for a single quarter

Samsung broke the 30 million units mark for the first time, posting the largest year-over-year increase , became the no 1 Smartphone Manufacturer in 2011

Chart: Top Five Worldwide Smartphone Vendors, 4Q 2011, Five Quarter Market Share Changes (Units)Description: Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, February 6 2012Note: Vendor shipments are branded shipments and exclude OEM sales for all vendors.IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker provides smart phone and feature phone market data in 54 countries by vendor, device type, air interface, operating systems and platforms, and generation. Over 20 additional technical segmentations are provided. The data is provided four times a year and includes historical and forecast trend analysis. For more information, or to subscribe to the research, please contact Kathy Nagamine at 1-650-350-6423 or For more information about this tracker go to: IDC, Mobile Phone Tracker, Smartphone, Smartphone Vendors, Samsung, Ap ...Author: IDCcharts powered by iCharts