This research report presents worldwide mobile phone shipment volume forecast and recent quarter review of major mobile phone vendor performance. The report includes major vendors' shipment volume, shipment growth trends, shipment revenue and revenue growth trends, operating profit margin and ASP, along with analyst insights. The report finds that the worldwide mobile phone shipment volume increased 1.5% sequentially and 4.8% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2014, to around 455.4 million units. As for shipment volume share of individual brands, although Samsung and Apple continued to clinch the first and second places in the second quarter of 2014, Samsung's share slipped while Apple expanded. Worldwide mobile phone shipment volume is forecast to top around 1.92 billion units in 2014, 66.3% of which will be smartphones.