According to our Wireless Device Strategies (WDS) service, global handset shipments were mixed during the third quarter of 2012. North America was soft. Asia was the world's most active region, with Nokia and Samsung dominating. Meanwhile, Lenovo registered the highest global growth, as it surged up the rankings to 9th place due to a solid performance in China. This published report, available to clients, details quarterly handset marketshare for the world's top 30 vendors, including Lenovo, in North America, Central & Latin America, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Africa Middle East and Asia Pacific from 2004 to 2012.