Smartphone market to rise
THE worldwide smartphone market will grow nearly 50 per cent this year and Google’s Android will take over as the leading operating system, a technology market research firm said. International Data Corp said smartphone vendors were expected to ship more than 450 million smartphones in 2011 compared to 303.4 million last year. IDC said the smartphone market would grow more than four times faster than the overall mobile phone market as users upgrade.
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