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Smartphone shipments to grow 30% in 2013

Tuesday 20 November 2012 | 01:28 CET | News
Next year, global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 30 percent to 865 million units with growing smartphone penetration in emerging markets boosting shipments Smartphones will account for 43.9 percent of total handset shipments in the year, according to Digitimes Research. Google is expected to further strengthen its control over the Android ecosystem and its production partners, which may limit the development of other platforms or variant Android models. Microsoft's launch of own-brand smartphones may result in a reduction in support for the Window Phone platform by hardware

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