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Worldwide mobile phone sales up 5.7% to 455.6M, Gartner says

Smartphone sales were responsible for 55% of mobile phone sales in Q3. Samsung (SSNLF) share was flat, although it increased its lead over Apple (AAPL), while Apple remained in second with sales up 23.2% to 20.3M units. Lenovo (LNVGY) became the number 3 worldwide smartphone vendor with sales of 12.9M units, Gartner reports.