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ZTE becomes world's fourth largest mobile phone vendor

30 October, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
ZTE becomes world's fourth largest mobile phone vendor - read the full textIDC's latest report on global mobile phone shipments bring to light some interesting things. Mostly it's the rise of the Chinese company ZTE to the No. 4 spot in global mobile phone shipments, overtaking Apple in the process. This promotion was brought on by the staggering 57.9% jump in...


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> In reply to TechGuru @ 2011-10-30 21:22 from 0CkS - click to readDon't forget, this is for all phones, Apple are number two in smartphonrs

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  • 2011-10-30 22:54
  • PBcc

> In reply to TechGuru @ 2011-10-30 21:22 from 0CkS - click to read3 years? Sounds as a long time thinking of ZTE..

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  • 2011-10-30 22:50
  • m}Zm

@Duel. I enjoyed your sharp analysis.

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  • 2011-10-30 21:45
  • mvUQ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-10-30 19:49 from p8c4 - click to readDear, your comment shows that you never had a chance to hold a apple product on your hand. That is why you called apple product as crap. You should understand that apple in no. 4 place with only three phone in for year. That will give you some idea about apple product.

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  • 2011-10-30 21:22
  • 0CkS

I've never saw any single ZTE phone and it's is a fourth in the World vendor?

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  • 2011-10-30 21:17
  • m5Nw

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-10-30 19:49 from p8c4 - click to readYou keep telling yourself that because the reality is VERY different.

Also notice how iPhone sales are still GROWING in countries all over the world.

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  • 2011-10-30 20:52
  • v}7@

Wow in 4 years Apple already got 4% and using only one model? Hugely impressive.

Number set to grow now that they are breaking into China.

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  • 2011-10-30 20:49
  • 3YbX

This news is good example why android growing fast, it's those crappy cheap android phones, people only buy them because they are almost free not for quality or because android.

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  • 2011-10-30 20:36
  • p77u

> In reply to hi @ 2011-10-30 19:07 from Lh@5 - click to readyou never heard about zte because is a chinese serious brand wich is making professional stuff like huawey like mobile modems and many other good things. anyway chinese will rule us all very soon

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  • 2011-10-30 20:33
  • 0Cbi

well done zte i like to have ore products from u

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  • 2011-10-30 20:11
  • utBE

what is ZTE? never actually heard of that brand (i'm from EU)

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  • 2011-10-30 20:02
  • 39k4

> In reply to MdN @ 2011-10-30 19:27 from Mtr9 - click to readHalf of the phones on the market is better than iPhone. It's not that hard to make a better phone than Apples iJunk, but it's hard to compete with why Americans buy iPhone. One is because it's a American brand and second because most Americans are very easily manipulated or socially peer pressured into buying things.

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  • 2011-10-30 19:49
  • p8c4

Apple - 4%


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  • 2011-10-30 19:29
  • q}TP

where is htc?

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  • 2011-10-30 19:28
  • dPZ%

> In reply to ZTE! @ 2011-10-30 19:18 from tUcQ - click to readWell done comparing the quality of a $1200 iPhone with a $100 ZTE. Actually, considering the price/quality ratio, ZTE might be waaaaay better than Apple. Although I did have to look them up as I've never noticed them before. Not bad, actually.

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  • 2011-10-30 19:27
  • Mtr9

Well this was bound to happen as ZTE makes such VFM mobile phones...

I mean really!

Just look at Blade and u'll see ;)

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  • 2011-10-30 19:26
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Here at Mexico ZTE is introducing too many phones (many very interesting) but a very low price, I don't know but people are looking for better priced phone instead popular (expensive) ones..

V9+. Skate and Amigo are very good indeed and don't cost more than 200 dlls the tablets and 145 dlls the phones :P

This is why manufacturers like this one are growing....people like to keep and care they money...

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  • 2011-10-30 19:23
  • Pr@q

Seems ZTE is only known in China, never heard of it... but that's funny how it overtook Apple, THE APPLE!

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  • 2011-10-30 19:23
  • 3LAT

The Quality of those phones are less when compared to Samsung and Apple. Its just another Chinese Brand in an affordable price tag.

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  • 2011-10-30 19:18
  • tUcQ

Well, now we know about ZTE lol
Looked up some of their devices.. seems like they are just like LG, using old software.

LG released the first official duo core phone and 3D phone ... why they still lost 25% market share is obvious after their ICS news.

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  • 2011-10-30 19:17
  • IDeq

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