Our Q4-2014 Market Monitor report has been published. We update one infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities in a single page.

The global mobile phone industry reached 527 million units phones shipments in Q4 2014, a growth of 12% over Q4 2013. Smartphone remained the key segment with 72.5% of the share of the total handset shipments. This segment had a growth of 26% (y-o-y) reaching 382 million shipments in Q4 2014. China smartphone market still remains bigger than North America+Latin America+Middle East Africa combined. LTE was the fastest growing segment as the total demand more than doubled compared to last year. Please check the below infographic for more interesting insights.

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Pavel Naiya is an Analyst with Counterpoint Technology Market Research, has close to 6 years of post-qualification work experience in the area of market research. He has worked with multi lateral agencies like UNICEF, The World Bank, as well as top MNCs across globe for conducting large scale data driven research and consulting projects. Pavel holds a Master in Business Administration, specializing in Marketing and Market Research from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, NOIDA.