77.3 million Symbian phones shipped in 2007

Posted on Saturday, Feb 16 2008 @ 23:26 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Symbian announced 77.3 million phones with Symbian software were shipped in 2007, a 50% growth over 2006.

Some more highlights:
  • 188 million cumulative Symbian smartphone shipments since the formation of Symbian to 31 December 2007
  • 68 mobile phones based on Symbian OS commenced shipment in 2007 through 250 major network operators by 8 licensees including Fujitsu, LG, Mitsubishi, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Sharp, and Sony Ericsson, a 4.6% increase on 2006 (65 models)
  • Of these models, 49 (72%) were based on Symbian OS v9, 46 (68%) for use on W-CDMA/ HSDPA (3G) and 20 (29%) were GPS enabled
  • Symbian OS v9.3 is the latest version on Symbian OS to ship in devices (November 2007). Symbian OS v9.3 is optimized for convergence with performance and feature enhancements
  • 8,736 third-party Symbian applications are now commercially available, a 27% increase on 31 December 2006 (6,896 applications)

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