FACTBOX-Fourth-quarter mobile handset sales by vendor

Jan 29 (BestGrowthStock) – No 2 cellphone maker Samsung Electronics
(005930.KS: ) said on Friday it expects to increase its
cellphone market share in 2010, helped by more touchscreen
models and new smartphones. [ID:nTOE60R05U]

The following is a summary of fourth-quarter sales of mobile
phones in millions of units, as reported by the world’s top five
handset vendors, compared with a Reuters poll:

Q4 09 FORECAST Q4 08 %change

y-o-y
Nokia (NOK1V.HE: ) 126.9 119.4 113.1 +12
Samsung Electronics(005930.KS: ) 68.8 63.8 52.8 +30
LG Electronics (066570.KS: ) 34.0 33.0 25.7 +32
Sony Ericsson (6758.T: ) 14.6 15.9 24.2 -40
Motorola (MOT.N: ) 12 14.8 19.2 -38

NOTES

– RIM (RIM.TO: )(RIMM.O: ) sold 10 million Blackberry phones
during its September to November quarter, while Apple (AAPL.O: )
sold 8.7 million iPhones in Oct-Dec.

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(Compiled by Brett Young and Tarmo Virki)

FACTBOX-Fourth-quarter mobile handset sales by vendor