180.61 mln phones sold in Q1 2005, Nokia, Motorola, Samsung lead the market

Global mobile phone shipments experienced a healthy YTY growth of 17% and reached 180.61 mln in Q1 2005, Gartner says.

Global mobile phone shipments experienced a healthy YTY growth of 17% and reached 180.61 mln in Q1 2005, Gartner says. Nokia, Motorola, Samsung and LG increased their market share compared to the results of Q1 2004, while Sony Ericsson and Siemens saw both unit shipments and market share fall.

Global mobile phone shipments in Q1 2005
  Q1 2005 Q1 2004
Vendor Shipments, 000 Share, % Shipments, 000 Share, %
Nokia54,94330.4%44,25928.8%
Motorola30,29416.8%25,11116.3%
Samsung24,09913.3%19,36312.6%
LG11,1396.2%8,2105.3%
Siemens9,9435.5%12,2868.0%
Sony Ericsson9,9005.5%8,6395.6%
Others40,29322.3%35,88023.4%
Total Market 180,610 100% 153,747 100%
Source: Gartner