Saturday, December 04, 2010

The Smartphone Race Heats Up - NYTimes.com

A market amid major transformation, in part because it’s increasingly difficult to buy non-junk feature phones, since the service providers want monthly data service annuities

According to a report released Wednesday by the Nielsen Company, a market research firm, 30 percent of all mobile phones in the United States are smartphones as customers move away from standard-issue mobile devices. The trend is expected to continue as consumers jump to the Apple iPhone, Google Android platform and the new Windows Phone 7 devices.

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Although Windows Phone 7 hasn’t really affected the growth of the iPhone or Android, it is nibbling at BlackBerry, which is losing market share.

The Smartphone Race Heats Up - NYTimes.com

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