Nokia still the biggest cell phone maker

Posted on Saturday, Apr 28 2007 @ 12:02 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
According to data from iSuppli about 253 million cell phones were sold in the first quarter of this year. That's 13.5% more than last year.

The biggest cell phone maker is still Nokia with a marketshare of 36%. The Finnish firm shipped 91.1 million phones in Q1 2007, which is twice more than it's biggest competitor.

Motorola holds the second spot with a marketshare of 17.9%, which accounts for 45.5 million phones, and Samsung follows at the third spot with 34.8 million units (13.8%).

The fourth spot is for SonyEricsson with a marketshare of 8.6% and LG is the fifth biggest cell phone market with a marketshare of 6.2%.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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