45% of all mobile phones sold in the US in 2005 were cameraphones

45% of all mobile phones sold in the US in 2005 were cameraphones

Summary: In 2005, 45% of all mobile phones sold in the US were camera phones, up from 26% in 2004. Asia followed a very similar trend.

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In 2005, 45% of all mobile phones sold in the US were camera phones, up from 26% in 2004. Asia followed a very similar trend. Western Europe had a higher incidence of camera phones at 64%, and Japan had a much greater adoption rate with more than 90% of all mobile phones sold with camera capabilities both in 2004 and 2005, NPD Group reported. Asia saw the biggest digital camera unit growth from 2004 to 2005 with a 36% increase. In North America sales increased 19% and in Europe they grew 15%. The only area to see a decrease was Japan with a slight drop of 2.5%.

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  • Camera phones

    Of course they were camera phones because just about all the phones have camera's in them whether you want one or not and to get a feature that you do want you have to take a phone that has a camera in it.
    The fact that 45% of phones sold were camera phones is no indication that people actually want cameras in there phones at all.
    mervn