31% of phones sold in 2013 will be smartphones

The market for smartphones will grow from around 10% of the total handset market in 2007 to 31% of the market in 2013, ABI Research says. The market is currently dominated by Nokia (52%) and Symbian (65%). However, the coalescence of the framework wars in the Linux environment and the growing stature of Windows Mobile [...]

The market for smartphones will grow from around 10% of the total handset market in 2007 to 31% of the market in 2013, ABI Research says. The market is currently dominated by Nokia (52%) and Symbian (65%). However, the coalescence of the framework wars in the Linux environment and the growing stature of Windows Mobile will enable new competitors to put pressure on this established axis.