Smartphones Outsell PCs in Q4 2010

Smartphones Outsell PCs in Q4 2010

There's been much talk of the future of computing being mobile, and now, there's data to back that up. According to sales figures from IDC, over 100 million smartphones were shipped in fourth quarter of 2010, in comparison, PC manufacturers shipped about 92 million units. This means that for the first time in history, smartphones have outsold PCs, even if its only for a quarter. - Need any further proof that the future of computing and the internet is mobile? Consider the latest numbers coming from IDC, reporting that over 100.9 million smartphones were shipped worldwide in just the fourth quarter of 2010 alone. Not only is that number an 82.7% jump from last year’s fourth quarter results of just 53.9 million, but it also puts the total number of smartphones sold in 2010 to 302.6 million… a 74.4% increase over 2009, and a number which officially means that smartphones are now outselling PCs for the first time in history, at least for the fourth quarter.

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