Mobile phone market share for Q2 2005

Aug 26 2005 - 12:35 AM ET | In The News, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson

Both Nokia and Motorola saw market share gains according to research compiled by Gartner for the second quarter. Motorola's growth again outpaced its closest competitor, Samsung.

Here is the latest data:

CompanyQ2 2005Q2 2004Change
Sony Ericsson6.2%6.6%-0.4%

Motorola held its top position for the US market where the RAZR continues to sell well. Sony Ericsson's market share is expected to increase in the third quarter thanks to fast sales of the K750i and the expected sales of the W800i Walkman phone. More information is available from Bloomberg.

In a related story, Nokia became the largest maker of 3G handsets.