Smartphone shipments up 75% in Q3 2005

Global shipments of smart mobile devices up 75% YTY in Q3 2005. Handheld shipments fall 18%, while converged devices more than double in volume.

Global shipments of smart mobile devices up 75% YTY in Q3 2005. Handheld shipments fall 18%, while converged devices more than double in volume. Leader Nokia ships record 7.1 mln smart phones, up 142% YTY. Palm shipments down 2% overall, but Treo smart phones up 71%, overtaking its handhelds for first time

Global smartphone market in Q3 2005
 Q3 2005Q3 2004Growth
VendorShipmentsShareShipmentsShareYTY
Nokia7,130,12054.8%2,951,45039.7%141.6%
Palm1,053,3908.1%1,076,47014.5%-2.1%
RIM977,9407.5%619,0208.3%58.0%
Motorola693,6505.3%61,6300.8%1025.5%
HP551,1404.2%689,4109.3%-20.1%
Others2,598,44020.0%2,031,06027.3%27.9%
Total13,004,680100.0%7,429,040100.0%75.1%
Source: Canalys