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Global smartphones sales soar as 373 million phones shipped in last three months: report

SAN FRANCISCO: The global smartphones market has momentum going into the year-end holiday shopping season, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by International Data Corporation (IDC). An estimated 373.1 million smartphones were shipped worldwide during the third quarter of this year in a 2.7 percent rise from the same period in 2016, IDC said in a statement. While IDC analysts considered the growth low, they saw it as a sign "the industry still has momentum." "Collectively, the industry continues to…