Smartphone shipments reportedly surpass 1 billion in 2013

Justin Kahn

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While cellphone shipments have hit one billion in a year previously, smartphones in particular have not, until now. According to the IDC, smartphones shipments surpassed one billion for the first time in 2013. Having said that, another research group called Strategy Analytics feels...

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Fbarnett

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Wow why does these numbers seem like BS? billions of phones sold every year ? Who on the planet does not have one yet?
 
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Fbarnett said:
Wow why does these numbers seem like BS? billions of phones sold every year ? Who on the planet does not have one yet?
Has it ever occurred to you that people who already own smartphones might just be replacing them with new ones?