According the BusinessWorld Online, the number of smartphone will greatly increase (double, actually) by 2016 according to the latest forecast of technology research firm, Ovum. “The smartphone market will see significant growth over the next five years, once again outperforming the wider mobile phone market,” Ovum principal analyst Adam Leach said. They also said that the emergence of Android platform really ignited the sudden increase of smartphone buyers in the market. The Android platform was supported by both the high end and low ends of the electronic industry.
Nobody knows what could REALLY happen in that projected year where smartphones will really boom in the market. Nevertheless, this is a very interesting matter to look for due to the fact that this is a new thing in the electronic industry. It is still raw and people will tend to try because of its catchy specs.
(Blog Entry #10)