Gartner: Smartphones are Recession-Proof


In it’s 2Q09 mobile devices analysis, Gartner reports a 6.7% drop in cell phones sales but a 27% increase in smartphone sales (from 2Q08)!

“Smartphone sales surpassed 40 million units, a 27 per cent increase from the same period last year, representing the fastest-growing segment of the mobile-devices market…”

Is there a new smartphone in your future? If so, which one(s) do you have in mind?

About Melody Demel

Melody is Senior Manager, PR for Boingo Wireless, where she is responsible for media relations, brand building and thought leadership initiatives. Melody is a die-hard Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and retired NCAA DI college field hockey player.
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