188.7 mln mobile phones sold globally in Q2 2005

The worldwide mobile phone market showed signs of recovery from Q1 2005 due to impressive shipments of entry-level mobile phones to both developing and mature markets. According to IDC, worldwide mobile phone shipments totaled 188.7 mln units in Q2 2005, increasing 7.3% fro, Q1 2005 and 16.3% from Q2 2004.