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Multimedia phones to outsell TVs next year

Written by Rich Fiscus (Google+) @ 28 Nov 2007 22:09 User comments (1)

Multimedia phones to outsell TVs next year According to analysts at MultiMedia Intelligence, sales of mobil phones with multimedia capabilities will exceed television sales in 2008. It would be the first year this has happened.
The agency's report indicates that worldwide shipments of phones equipped with multimedia playback features will exceed 300 million units next year, exceeding predictions for television sales during the same period. It also predicts that by 2011 around 90% of all available mobile phones will include an image sensor (camera), as well as MP3 and video players. Currently around 60% of phones support all these features.

Touch screens, a relatively new innovation in mobile phones, are also expected to see phenomenal growth in the near future. MultiMedia Intelligence analysts predict that sales of phones using the technology will be have reached 200 million units by 2011.

Source: InformationWeek

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121.12.2007 19:57

I think because we have become a mobile world as in moving around a lot and never in the one place at one time this is they way things are going however i don't think this will last that long though.

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