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Forecast: Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2011-2017, 1Q13 Update

Published: 22 March 2013

ID: G00249103

Analyst(s): Tracy Tsai , Lillian Tay, Annette Zimmermann , Roberta Cozza , Ranjit Atwal , Raphael Vasquez, Carolina Milanesi, CK Lu , Tuong Nguyen


In 2012, the mobile phone market closed with unit volume slightly down compared with 2011. With Chinese vendors expected to continue to drive down prices in 2013, we expect demand to rebound in emerging markets, with the global market growing by 7.6% year over year.

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