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Smartphone market to grow 52% in 2008

The smartphone market is expected to grow 52% in 2008 compared to 2007, to 190 mln units. That’s 15%, or $65 bln-worth, of the total 1.28 bln handsets expected to be sold 2008. In 2012, Gartner expects smartphone unit sales to reach over 700 mln of the total 1.8 bln handset market; that’s 65%, or [...]

The smartphone market is expected to grow 52% in 2008 compared to 2007, to 190 mln units. That’s 15%, or $65 bln-worth, of the total 1.28 bln handsets expected to be sold 2008. In 2012, Gartner expects smartphone unit sales to reach over 700 mln of the total 1.8 bln handset market; that’s 65%, or $200 bln-worth, of the total $312 bln mobile phone market at that time.