TITLE

PDA Shipments To Hit New Record

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Business Communications Review;Dec2005, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the market growth of PDAs. According to Gartner Inc. shipments of PDAs reached 3.45 million units last quarter, up 20.7 percent from the year-ago quarter and for 2005, total shipments are expected to reach 15 million. Figures also show that Europe is catching up to North America for PDA use within vertical markets, and in cellular PDA usage. Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) has increased the market share lead of its BlackBerry device, though BlackBerry is growing at a slower rate than in the past. Microsoft Corp. is still the leader in the PDA operating system market, with almost 50 percent market share, followed by RIM with 25 percent.
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19414256

 

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