Canalys Q2 2009 Statistics


canalys.gifCanalys have just released their Q2/09 smartphone sales research. Beyond the headline that smartphones are defying the economic slowdown, of most interest to mobile developers will be the current platform share…

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So, for what platforms are people choosing to develop? If my leads and recent work are anything to go by then…

  • Symbian (Nokia S60) is still popular
  • RIM is rising in popularity
  • Apple is very popular but unfortunately I am finding some interesting projects just aren’t possible
  • I haven’t been presented with Microsoft Windows Mobile work for many months
  • People are investigating Android but won’t commit until there are many real devices and real demand

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