Smartphone sales to surpass laptops sales soon

by SteveBayle on December 11, 2009

According to this article in PC World http://www.pcworld.com/article/171380/more_smartphones_than_desktop_pcs_by_2011.html

> Smartphone sales will surpass worldwide PC sales by the end of 2011, says a report. The report, by RBC analyst Mike Abramsky, estimates that by that time shipments of both will be approaching 400 million a year.

> … smartphone sales surpassed 40 million units, a 27 percent increase from the same period last year, representing the fastest-growing segment of the mobile-devices market.

Laptop sales have already met or surpassed desktop sales, the form factor gets smaller and devices continue to get more personal and pervasive.

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