825.5 mln mobile phones sold in 2005, 16.7% growth

Worldwide mobile phone shipments totaled 825.5 mln units in 2005, a 16.7% increase over the 707.3 mln shipments in 2004. Shipments of converged mobile devices reached 55.6 mln units for 2005, an increase of 165.3% over 2004.

Global mobile phone market in 2005
  2005 2004 Growth
Vendor Shipments, 000 Share Shipments, 000 Share YTY
Nokia 264.9 32.1% 207.6 32.2% 27.6%
Motorola 145.9 17.7% 104.5 14.8% 39.7%
Samsung 102.9 12.5% 86.5 12.2% 19.0%
LG Electronics 55.0 6.7% 44.4 6.3% 23.8%
Sony Ericsson 51.2 6.2% 44.5 6.0% 20.4%
Others 205.6 24.9% 221.8 31.4% -7.3%
Total 825.5 100.0% 707.3 100.0% 16.7%
Source: IDC