TITLE

Samsung, Moto lead touchscreen growth

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
RCR Wireless News;10/20/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites a report from ABI Research Inc. which showed an increase in shipments of touchscreen-based mobile devices since 2006. The report illustrates that the increase was driven by the popularity of the iPhone and predicts revenue from the global touchscreen market for mobile phones to reach $5 billion in 2009. It also indicates that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Motorola Inc. have led the market for touchscreen phones due to their scale and its present in Asian markets.
ACCESSION #
35120675

 

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