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Smartphone shipments to outstrip feature phones in 2013

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 05 March 13

IDC says falling prices, broadening choice, and ongoing 4G network deployments will drive annual smartphone volumes to 1.5 billion by 2017.

For the first time ever more smartphones will ship worldwide this year than feature phones, predicted IDC on Tuesday. The research firm said it expects smartphone unit volumes to reach 918.6 million in 2013, representing 50.1% of total mobile phone shipments. IDC pointed to falling prices…

For the first time ever more smartphones will ship worldwide this year than feature phones, predicted IDC on Tuesday. The research firm said it expects smartphone unit volumes to reach 918.6 million in 2013, representing 50.1% of total mobile phone shipments. IDC pointed to falling prices…

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