Feature phone and smartphone shipments worldwide from 2008 to 2020 (in 1,000 units)

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Feature phoneSmartphone
20081,082,960139,292
20091,038,862172,375
20101,297,959298,846
2011*1,298,517449,604
2012*1,213,950644,131
2013*1,162,227826,193
2014*1,111,8041,024,199
2015*944,2591,349,565
2016*886,1291,554,997
2017*818,8561,763,981
2018*744,4821,991,530
2019*656,3272,222,045
2020*585,5432,454,891

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The forecast illustrates the global feature phone and smartphone shipments from 2008 to 2010, with forecasts from 2011 to 2020. In 2010, the feature phone shipments amounted to around 1.3 billion units worldwide. This number was expected to decrease to some 818 thousand as smartphones became more popular. Global revenue from smartphone sales has increased in recent years, reaching an incredible 428.9 billion dollars in 2016.
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Release date
September 2011
Region
World
Survey time period
2008 to 2010
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