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Strategy Analytics: Global smartphone shipments hit record 700m units in 2012

Global smartphone shipments grew 43 percent annually to reach a record 700 million units in 2012, according to Strategy Analytics, a global research and consulting firm headquartered in Newton.

Samsung was the most popular brand, capturing 30 percent marketshare worldwide and extending its lead over Apple and Nokia, the firm said.

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