Smartphone sales grow nearly 40% in Q2

Tuesday 23 October 2012 | 05:56 CET | News
Smartphone sales penetration continues to accelerate, growing from nearly 30 percent in Q3 2011 to nearly 40 percent in Q2, according to a study by VisionMobile. Nearly two out of every three smartphones shipped in H1 were Android devices. Despite low device sales, the Windows platform already has over 100 available applications in Windows Marketplace. Although Symbian is obsolete, it still has a sizable installed base, larger than bada and Windows Phone combined. In the handset market, Apple and Samsung account for 63 percent of revenues and over 98 percent of the profits, depriving other

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Nokia / Samsung
Countries: World
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