Smart device purchases to pass 1 bln in 2013

Tuesday 6 November 2012 | 15:38 CET | News
The number of smart devices (smartphones and tablets) purchased worldwide is expected to reach 821 million in 2012 and pass the billion mark in 2013, according to Gartner. Smart devices will account for 70 percent of total devices sold in 2012. By 2016, two-thirds of the mobile workforce will own a smartphone and 40 percent of the workforce will be mobile, with tablets being a key accelerator of mobility. Gartner estimates that in 2012 purchases of tablets by businesses will reach 13 million units, and these will more than triple by 2016, to reach 53 million units. Gartner also estimates that

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