So Gartner was right!
In October, 2012 Gartner predicted that:
“…by Year-End 2014, three of the top five mobile handset vendors will be Chinese…”
I did not really believe it!
But, it turns out that if you go by the study released by Canalys, it has already happened! Here are the details:
However, IDC study released recently shows a slightly different picture:
Who is right? Well … next few quarters should make it clear!
- Gartner Releases 2 Top 10 Predictions for 2013 – What are they really saying?
- Android powered a third of all mobile phones shipped in Q4 2012 – Chinese vendors Huawei, ZTE and Lenovo move in to the top five smart phone vendors
- IDC – Press Release
- Huawei, ZTE and Lenovo Moved Into The Top 5 Global Smartphone Vendors In Q4, Says Canalys
- Gartner Reveals Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users for 2013 and Beyond