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Worldwide smartphone sales to outstrip notebook sales in 2009 - Gartner

By Nick Wood , Total Telecom
Tuesday 27 October 09

Research firm expects high-end handsets to make up 37% of global mobile phone sales by 2012.

Global smartphone sales are expected to grow 29% in 2009 to reach 180 million units, overtaking notebook PC shipments, according to forecasts announced by Gartner on Tuesday. The analyst firm predicted that smartphone revenue will hit $191 million by 2012, compared to end user spending on mobile PCs, which it said will reach $152 million by the same year…

Global smartphone sales are expected to grow 29% in 2009 to reach 180 million units, overtaking notebook PC shipments, according to forecasts announced by Gartner on Tuesday. The analyst firm predicted that smartphone revenue will hit $191 million by 2012, compared to end user spending on mobile PCs, which it said will reach $152 million by the same year…

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