Infonetics Research has released a new report on mobile/wifi Phones, subscriber market size, market share and forecasts.
Here are a few highlights…
- There will be a 8% drop in the total number of mobile phones sold in 2009, to 1.1 billion worldwide
- Smartphones were the best-performing segment of the mobile phones market in 2008 and the only segment to show unit and revenue growth in the second half of the year as the world economy entered recession
- Smartphones are expected to out-perform the downturn and show modest growth in 2009