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Strategy Analytics estimates strong growth in mobile handset sales occurred in the second quarter, and they say the big got bigger. has the full story, along with this handy chart.

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Global handset sales

As reports:

Global mobile phone shipments grew a healthy 26 percent year-over-year, to reach 235 million units in Q2 2006, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics. Nokia (NYSE:NOK) and Motorola (MOT) dominated sales and accounted for a record 55 percent combined share during the quarter, as described in the newly published Q2 2006 Global Handset Market Share Update report.

NOK-MOT-ERICY 1-yr comparison chart:


Source: Reports Strong Growth in Global Handset Sales