Smartphones: How long it took until 1 million devices sold

Posted on Sunday, Feb 01 2009 @ 00:55 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Just for the fun of it, Engadget compiled a chart that illustrates how long it took to sell 1 million units of some of the most popular smartphones.
What it leaves out is the footprint at launch which of course, affects the total population able to purchase the device. For example, the iPhone 3G launched in 21 countries simultaneously whereas the G1 launched in the US only. It's also worth noting that the precision reflects that of the announcements made.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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