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Nokia top selling feature phones brand in Russia, thanks to Nokia 3310’s success

Nokia is back to the top feature phones brand position in Russia. Partner data reports from many manufacturers for the month of September show that Nokia Phones held 16.1% market share in Russia.

As per the report,

In September the share of Nokia phones in the Russian market in physical terms reached 16.1%. Its closest rival was the British Fly (15.5%). A month earlier, the shares of these manufacturers were 15.6% and 15.7%, respectively.

In the first nine months of the year 2017, more than 27.6 million smartphones and feature phones were sold. Feature Phones accounted for almost 26% of these sales, compared to 31% a year before.

Nokia 3310 seems to be the main driver of this sales rebound as per the report.

Thanks to the revived Nokia 3310, Nokia’s share in sales of ” ” button phones has doubled in half a year, Andreeva said.

The new Nokia 105 and Nokia 130 are other two phones that may have also helped Nokia phones in attaining the leadership position.


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