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Global smart connected devices grew 29.1% in 2012

Tuesday 26 March 2013 | 21:18 CET | News
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Worldwide shipments of smart connected devices grew 29.1 percent year-over-year in 2012, crossing one billion units shipped with a value of USD 576.9 billion, according to new research from the International Data Corporation (IDC). The market expansion was largely driven by 78.4 percent growth in tablet shipments, which surpassed 128 million. In the fourth quarter of 2012, combined shipments of desktop PCs, tablets and smartphones was nearly 378 million and revenues were more than USD 168 billion. In terms of market share, Apple significantly closed the gap with market leader Samsung in the

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