TRA Reveals Data for Quarter 4/14 on UAE Mobile Market Shares…

The General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) has revealed statistics for the fourth quarter of 2014 on the nation’s most popular mobile phone handsets, social networking platforms and applications websites. Investigating the current state of the market, the report reveals the market share of mobile phones in the UAE by manufacturer and model during the period between 1 August 2014 and 31 December 2014.

Most phones registered per brand in the UAE Networks:

  1. Nokia (40%)
  2. Samsung (24.3%)
  3. Apple (11.4%)
  4. BlackBerry (5%)
  5. Sony (1.2%)
  6. HTC (1.2%)
  7. Lenovo (1.2%)
  8. Huawai (0.9%)

Considering all the Nokia 101’s out there this is no surprise that they are still on top.

The most specific handset models registered in the UAE in Q4:

  1. Apple iPhone 5s (4%)
  2. Nokia 105/1050 (3%)
  3. Apple  iPhone 5 (2.4%)
  4. Nokia 101/1010 (2.3%)
  5. Nokia 1280/1282 (2.1 %)
  6. Samsung S3 (2.1%)
  7. Nokia E5 (1.9%)
  8. Apple iPhone 6 (1.7%),
  9. Apple iPhone 4S (1.6%)
  10. Nokia X1 (1.5%),
  11.  Samsung S4 LTE (1.5%)
  12. Samsung Note 3 (1.4%)
  13. iPhone 4 (1.2%)
  14. Samsung S5 LTE (1%)
  15. Samsung S4 (0.8%).

Quite interesting to see that not a single BlackBerry device or Lumia device is in the Top 15.  Last quarter saw still the BlackBerry Bold 9900 within the Top 15.

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