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Smartphones up 75% in Q3 2005

Global shipments of smart mobile devices were up 75% in Q3 2005 compared to Q3 2004. Handheld shipments overall fell 18%, while converged devices doubled in volume.

Global shipments of smart mobile devices were up 75% in Q3 2005 compared to Q3 2004. Handheld shipments overall fell 18%, while converged devices doubled in volume. Nokia shipped record 7.1 mln smart phones, up 142% YTY, and remained the market leader.

Smart mobile device market shares Q3 2005

 Q3 2005Q3 2004Growth
VendorShipmentsShareShipmentsShareYTY
Total13,004,680100.00 %7,429,040100.00 %75.10 %
Nokia7,130,12054.80 %2,951,45039.70 %141.60 %
Palm1,053,3908.10 %1,076,47014.50 %-2.10 %
RIM977,9407.50 %619,0208.30 %58.00 %
Motorola693,6505.30 %61,6300.80 %1025.50 %
HP551,1404.20 %689,4109.30 %-20.10 %
Others2,598,44020.00 %2,031,06027.30 %27.90 %
Source: Canalys