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The number crunchers at International Data Corporation (IDC) counted more than 300 million smartphone shipments around the world for the second consecutive quarter. To be more precise, 327.6 million units shipped during third quarter of 2014, representing a 25.2 percent growth rate compared to the same period a year ago. No big surprise there, though it wasn't all business as usual -- for the first time ever, Xiaomi jumped into the top 5 list of smartphone vendors. Xiaomi shipped 17.3 million smartphones during the third quarter, propelling the Chinese vendor into third place with a 5.3 percent market share, just ahead of Lenovo, which shipped 16.9 million handsets to claim a 5.2 percent share.... Read more...