South Korea's Samsung Electronics aims to raise its global handset sales by 15 percent next year by boosting its smartphone sales, putting it in a closer race with bigger rival Nokia
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Nokia is projected to see its handset sales shrink 5 percent to 399 million units next year, the report said, citing data from market research firm Strategy Analytics. Out of the 374 million handsets, Samsung aims to sell 150 million units of smartphones next year, the report said. A Samsung spokesman was not immediately available for comment.
Nokia, the Finnish handset giant, is struggling to compete with the likes of Apple and Samsung in the fast-growing smartphone segment despite its tie-up with Microsoft
Publish date: December 27, 2011 5:33 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 9:14 pm