The growth of the overall cell phone market continues to rise, up 22% this past quarter. That's very nice, since the majority of worldwide cell phone sales (about 70%) is still Java ME tech-enabled. iDrone fanboys would have you believe that iDrones represent the majority of cell phone sales. Don't believe the hype!
Research in Motion Ltd., the Canadian maker of the BlackBerry smart phones, broke into the top five of the world's largest phone makers for the first time.Manufacturers shipped 295 million phones in the quarter, IDC said. The report is based on publicly reported figures from the major phone manufacturers. ...Nokia Corp. kept its place as the world's largest maker of phones, followed by Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc.