- Data is preliminary and subject to change.
- Vendor shipments are branded device shipments and exclude OEM sales for all vendors.
- The "Vendor" represents the current parent company (or holding company) for all brands owned and operated as subsidiary.
- For year-over-year comparison, an extra line has been added below the quarterly and annual tables to show what Lenovo's growth would have looked like had its acquisition of Motorola been completed prior to the start of 4Q14.
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