In the past year in the Russian market has sold 36 million phones
January 22, 2009, 8:35 pm
According to the PRIME-TASS news agency, in 2008 in the Russian market were sold to 36, 34 million mobile phones are 12% more than in 2007. The volume of retail sales that reached at $ 7, 48 billion, a 9, 8% more than in 2007. The average cost of the phone in Russia, sold through retail chains last year, is $ 205, 8 - 2, 1% less than the average cost of the phone in 2007 ($ 210). Approximately 32, 7 million devices (90%) were purchased by the Russians to replace the old ones. Repleysment in 2007 was recorded at around 26, 6 million units. The analysts believe that in the coming year, in response to the crisis, sales of phones significantly reduced.