11 Mar '11, 4am
Smartphones to Break 100M Shipment Mark in APEJ by 2011 - HardwareZone.com: Smartphones to Break 100M Shipment Mark…
Mobile phone shipments, made up of feature phones and smartphones, will rise by a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34% in the APEJ region, nearly doubling to 942 million units from 551 million units shipped in 2010. Both feature phones and smartphones had a strong showing in 2010. Feature phones grew 17% year-on-year in 2010 as the low-end with Chinese and local brands driving up the sub-US$100 segment. As a result, players like ZTE in China and G-Five in India moved up in the regional top 5 rankings for 2010.