TITLE

Smartphones Dial Wrong Numbers

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;12/5/2008, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on two conflicting reports regarding the market condition of smartphone in the third quarter of 2008. Research firm Canalys said growth numbers for smartphones were the best on record in the third quarter, while Gartner said they were the worst since it began tracking smartphones. The discrepancy between the two firms is a result of what they measured. Canalys measured shipments from the vendors to carriers and other distributors, while Gartner measured sales to end users. It explains the possible role of Nokia in the market condition of smartphones.
ACCESSION #
36602810

 

Related Articles

  • Phone sales healthier than expected. Dano, Mike // RCR Wireless News;3/17/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p1 

    Assesses the state of the mobile handset industry in the U.S. as of March 17, 2003. Increase in the phone sales of Gartner Dataquest in 2002; Handsets offered by major industry players; Carrier specialization of Nokia.

  • Gartner study finds mobile phone sales up 46 percent. Perera, Rick // InfoWorld;03/05/2001, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p56B 

    Reports on the increase in worldwide sales of mobile phones in 2000 according to research and consulting company Gartner Group. Total shipments of mobile phones in 2000; Market share of Nokia in the mobile phone industry; Garner's characterization of the 2000 year for the mobile phone industry.

  • Nokia Lumia 1020 To Capture Big Share Or Just Big Images? Palenchar, Joseph // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;7/22/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p6 

    The article evaluates 41-megapixel Lumia 1020 smartphone from Nokia Corp.

  • Nokia continues smart-phone leadership in EMEA.  // RCR Wireless News;2/2/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p22 

    Reports on the continuing leadership of Nokia in the smart telephone market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, according to research firm Canalys as of January 2004. Market share of Nokia; Leading companies in the handheld market; Sales of smart telephones and advanced mobile telephones in...

  • Smartphone Sales Surge. Medford, Cassimir // Red Herring;11/7/2008, p4 

    The article reports on the sales of smartphones as of November 2008. Research firm Canalys stated that smartphones comprise 13% of the mobile phone market. Nokia's share declined from 51.4% in the third quarter of 2007 to 38.9% in the third quarter of 2008. Apple follows behind Nokia with 6.9...

  • Symbian developers are well placed to benefit from smartphone boom. Langley, Nick // Computer Weekly;7/3/2007, p34 

    The article discusses the implications of smartphones on the business condition of Symbian Ltd. in Great Britain. According to Canalys Ltd., Symbian has been favored by Nokia, cellular phone maker, and the operating system has about 72 percent of the market. On the other hand, it is under...

  • Tablets, Phones To Drive Computing-Device Shipments.  // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;11/4/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 22, p30 

    The article focuses on the forecast of research and consulting company Gartner Inc., stating that a combined worldwide shipments of personal computers, tablets and cellphones will increase 4.5 percent in 2013 driven by tablet and cellphone growth. It states that although the mobile phone market...

  • SMARTPHONES FLOOD THE AUSTRALIAN MARKET.  // Australian Giftguide;Apr2009, p12 

    The article reports on the research by Telsyte and Gartner indicating that smartphones may account for 30% of phone sales in the next 12 months in Australia. It notes that 50 smartphone models were revealed in 2008 amidst the economic crisis and is projected that the number will escalate in...

  • Q2 Mobile Phone Sales Up 35%, Gartner Says.  // Electronic News;9/6/2004, Vol. 50 Issue 36, pN.PAG 

    Reports on the growth of global mobile phone sales in the second quarter of 2004, according to Gartner Inc. Markets in which handset sales posted strong growth; Market share of Nokia for the quarter; Market rankings of Motorola and Samsung; Total number of mobile phones sold in the first half...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics