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Bangalore: For the last decade or two, mobile phones are considered to be man’s best friend. With that said, today mobile phone still continues their endless upward swing- grabbing human minds, mesmerizing people with their eye-catching technology.



According to Gartner, worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled 435 million units in the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 3.6 percent from the same period last year. Apart from that, worldwide smartphone sales to end users reached 225 million units, up 46.5 percent from the second quarter of 2012. Sales of feature phones to end users totaled 210 million units and declined 21 percent year-over-year.



“Smartphones accounted for 51.8 percent of mobile phone sales in the second quarter of 2013, resulting in smartphone sales surpassing feature phone sales for the first time,” said Anshul Gupta, principal research analyst at Gartner. Asia/Pacific, Latin America and Eastern Europe exhibited the highest smartphone growth rates of 74.1 percent, 55.7 percent and 31.6 percent respectively, as smartphone sales grew in all regions.



With that said here are the 10 companies who have sold the most number of their respective devices.



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1: Well written article. This should be an eye opener for all companies. I work for Cognizant for the past 6 years & feel CTS has started making some huge mistakes now. Directors and above were promoted in large numbers but the folks who work like Managers, Sr Managers had issues of small quota. The organization has started having lot of pockets of bureaucracy and very less collaborations are likely to happen moving forward. Customers have already started seeing the impact of these issues.lot of good people are leaving now which is a serious issue for a knowledge based company
Posted by:Ramkumar - 06 Oct, 2013