Thursday, January 22, 2009

LG takes third spot selling 100 million mobile phones in 2008

Renowned South Korean electronics company LG took the third spot in mobile sales. According to JongAng Daily, the company sold 100 million mobile phones around the world. LG took the third spot in terms of sales volume removing Motorola who has long been acquiring the third position. Motorola sold 99.9 million around the world. Finnish mobile company Nokia is in the first position as usual.

Crave reports:

Nokia, of course, was the top dog. Preliminary numbers show that the Finnish giant sold 470 million handsets in 2008, putting it far ahead of Samsung, which claimed the number two spot with 200 million handset sold. Nokia shows no sign of losing its No. 1 status, even though Samsung pumps phones out nonstop.

The ongoing economic recession has affected the mobile company. Compared to previous years, sales figures are not so good. Overall the year 2008 has been a time of evolution for mobile companies not revolution. Let’s see what happens in 2009.