Archive | January 1, 2013

Mobile Goes Global

1 Jan

Global smartphone shipments will increase by 45.1 percent this year over last, according to IDC, to 717.5 million units (out of 1.7 billion total mobile phones). A big portion of that growth happened in China, which IDC expects to account for 26.5 percent of the global smartphone market, rising from 18.3 percent last year and surpassing the U.S. as the world’s biggest market.