Camera phone owners will top 55m by end of the year

Davies, Sara
August 2003
New Media Age;8/21/2003, p12
Trade Publication
Presents a report from wireless industry analysts ARC Group on global camera-phones sales from 2003 to 2008. Number of consumers worldwide expected to own camera-phones by the end of 2003; Percentage of mobile phones that feature built-in cameras; Number of phones expected to be shipped globally by 2005; Reason for optimism on the growth of mobile phone sales in Europe; Percentage of camera-phones sold in the second half of 2003 in Japan.


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