Nokia: Strong demand for cameraphones in 2005

Posted on Friday, November 05 2004 @ 20:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Nokia has forecast that smartphone shipments worldwide are expected to increase to 238 million units by 2008, up from 23 million this year, according to Anssi Vanjoki, executive vice president and general manager of multimedia at Nokia. Vanjoki was speaking at a press conference in Monaco yesterday.

Sales of Nokia smartphones based on Symbian S60 will reach 20 million units by year-end, doubling the company’s numbers in 2003, Vanjoki said. In addition to Nokia, Samsung Electronics, Siemens Mobile, Panasonic Mobile Communications, LG Electronics and Lenovo have all begun Symbian S60-based smartphone development, Vanjoki stated.

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