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Mobile predictions for 2012

Some stats on mobile devices (smartphones, tablets and e-readers):

  • 297 million of the 1.6 billion phones sold in 2010 were smartphones.
  • 2011 smartphone sales will reach 472 million worldwide, rising to 982 million in 2015.
  • Collective Android and iOS activations (phone and tablet) totaled 6.8 million by Christmas Day 2011, > 140% increase over the previous single day record on Christmas 2010.
  • 2011 is the first time mobile device sales have exceeded PC sales!
  • 234 million Americans used a mobile device
  • 91 million owned a smartphone in the three month period ending in November, an 8 percent increase over the previous period.
  • 36 million tablet sales in 2012
  • 900 million tablet sales in 2016.
  • The Kindle Fire tablet (based on Android) was the single most wished for and gifted item at Amazon in 2011 with more than 4 million sold during the holiday season.
  • 22 % of Americans currently access the web from a mobile device.
  • eMarketer predicts there will be 100 million mobile web users by 2015, many mobile only.
  • iPad 3 Q1, iPhone 5 Q4 

Some Links: 

Mobile devices: Five predictions for 2012

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57344294-94/mobile-devices-five-predictions-for-2012/?tag=nl.e404

 Twelve Mobile Predictions for 2012

http://marketingland.com/twelve-mobile-predictions-for-2012-2235

 Mobile Predictions for 2012: Security, Payments, Windows Phone and More

http://www.cio.com/article/696418/Mobile_Predictions_for_2012_Security_Payments_Windows_Phone_and_More

 The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Some Mobile Predictions for 2012

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ewanspence/2012/01/01/the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-mobile-predictions-for-apple-android-google-microsoft-windows-phone-nokia-2012/

 Lookout's 2012 Mobile Security Threat Predictions: SMS Fraud, Botnets And Malvertising

http://techcrunch.com/2011/12/13/lookouts-2012-mobile-security-threat-predictions-sms-fraud-botnets-and-malvertising/

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