Other findings from the research include:
- ZTE captured 5 percent share of the global mobile phone market in 2012, as its shipments fell minus 8 percent from 2011, partly because of heightened competition in core markets like China and Western Europe from rivals such as Coolpad and Samsung.
Exhibit 1: Global Mobile Phone Vendor Shipments and Market Share in Q4 2012 1
|Global Mobile Phone Shipments (Millions of Units)||Q4 '11||2011||Q4 '12||2012|
|Global Mobile Phone Vendor Marketshare %||Q4 '11||2011||Q4 '12||2012|
|Total Growth Year-over-Year %||9.9%||13.7%||2.6%||1.9%|
1 Numbers are rounded. Total in the data-table does not include grey phone shipments.
The full report, Global Handset Shipments Grow 2 Percent in 2012, is published by the Strategy Analytics Wireless Device Strategies (WDS) service, details of which can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/ck93xsu.
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