24. The chart below shows global sales of the top five mobile phone brands
between 2009 and 2013.
The given bar chart illustrates global sales of the five most famous kinds
of mobile phones such as Samsung, Apple, Nokia, LG and ZTE from 2009 to
Overall, Nokia and Samsung were the favorite brands of many people while
the rate of customers choosing the remaining brands was significantly
lower. Besides, the world sale of Samsung, ZTA and Apple showed an upward
trend while that of Nokia and LG followed an opposite trend during the same
It is noticeable that standing at approximately 250 units in 2009, the
global sales of Samsung then experienced a gradual increase to closely 350
units before reaching a peak at about 450 units in 2013. Similarly, there
was a considerable growth from below 50 units in 2009 to approximately 150
units in 2013 in the number of Apple mobile sold. Besides, the sales of ZTE
brand showed a slight increase thorough the period recorded.
By contrast, the biggest decrease was seen in the sales of Nokia, from
nearly 450 in 2009 to about 250 in 2013. In addition, the number of LG
mobiles sold dropped gradually during the same time.