Global handset sales will grow +6% in 2013. Asia Pacific will remain by far the largest region, accounting for 5 in 10 of all volumes worldwide. The six largest countries globally, such as China, will make up half of total handset sales. India will soon overtake the United States as the world's second largest country by volume, illustrating how important developing markets have become.
This report forecasts global handset sales for 88 countries worldwide from 2002 to 2017. Almost every major country worldwide is covered, including United States, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and many others. This report can be used by operators, software developers, content developers, handset vendors, component makers, car manufacturers and other stakeholders to determine or prioritize the size and growth rate of the huge global handset market.
Asia Pacific will be by far the world's largest region in 2013, accounting for 45% of all volumes worldwide.
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