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IDC raises smartphone growth forecast

Wednesday 8 September 2010 | 14:07 CET | News
The worldwide converged mobile devices market is expected to grow 55.4 percent this year compared to 2009 amid greater-than-expected demand for smartphones. This is 10 percent higher than the previous forecast from IDC. IDC now expects mobile phone vendors to ship 269.6 million converged mobile devices this year compared to the 173.5 million units shipped in 2009. The increased market forecast for smartphones comes amid the launch of several new models, such as the BlackBerry Torch, EVO 4G and the iPhone 4, in recent months. Additional product introductions and an expected flurry of

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Dell EMC / Kyocera / LG Electronics Benelux / Samsung
Countries: World
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