825.5 mln mobile phones sold in 2005, 16.7% growth

Worldwide mobile phone shipments totaled 825.5 mln units in 2005, a 16.

Worldwide mobile phone shipments totaled 825.5 mln units in 2005, a 16.7% increase over the 707.3 mln shipments in 2004. Shipments of converged mobile devices reached 55.6 mln units for 2005, an increase of 165.3% over 2004.

Global mobile phone market in 2005
 20052004Growth
VendorShipments, 000ShareShipments, 000ShareYTY
Nokia264.932.1%207.632.2%27.6%
Motorola145.9 17.7%104.514.8%39.7%
Samsung102.912.5%86.512.2%19.0%
LG Electronics55.06.7%44.46.3%23.8%
Sony Ericsson51.26.2%44.56.0%20.4%
Others205.624.9%221.831.4%-7.3%
Total825.5100.0%707.3100.0%16.7%
Source: IDC

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