Worldwide mobile phone market shares: Nokia - 32%, Motorola - 18.6%, Samsung - 12.9%

IDC published the Q3 2005 data on worldwide mobile phone shipments. All of the top 5 vendors increased their market share between Q3 2004 and Q3 2005.

IDC published the Q3 2005 data on worldwide mobile phone shipments. All of the top 5 vendors increased their market share between Q3 2004 and Q3 2005. The "long-tail" mobile phone manufacturers lost 14.7% of the market, according to IDC data.

Worldwide mobile phone shipments in Q3 2005

RankVendorQ3 2005Q3 2004Growth
  Shipments, mln.ShareShipments, mln.Share %
1Nokia66.6 32.0%51.429.4%29.6%
2Motorola38.7 18.6%23.313.3%66.1%
3Samsung26.8 12.9%22.713.0%18.1%
4LG Electronics15.5 7.4%11.86.7%31.4%
5Sony Ericsson13.8 6.6%10.76.1%29.0%
 Others46.9 22.5%55.031.4%-14.7%
 Total208.3 100.0%174.9100.0%19.1%
Source: IDC