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Smartphone shipments hits record in Q4 2009

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Feb 2010 18:37 User comments (1)

Smartphone shipments hits record in Q4 2009 According to the latest IDC numbers, vendors shipped 54.5 million smartphones in the Q4 2009, a record, and a 39 percent increase year-on-year.
Nokia led the pack with 67.7 million for all of 2009, 39 percent of the market. RIM came in second with 34.5 million shipments for the year, good for 20 percent share. Apple rode a strong Q3 and Q4 to come in third, with 14 percent share and 25 million units shipped.

Overall, 2009 shipments totaled 174 million, up 15 percent year-on-year.

Thanks to the DROID, Motorola was number four for the Q4, but still came in 7th overall for the year.

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18.2.2010 2:10

... and my "smart" phone doesn't seem to notice when it should be ringing. Sometimes it only rings once before going to voicemail. It must be too busy thinking about all these "smart" apps to give a crap about my livelihood.

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