Apple to sell 40 per cent of smartphones by 2013
Analysts predicting Nokia to tumble from number one spot
The next five years will see Apple smartphones out-selling Nokia devices and grabbing 40 per cent of the global market, according to analysts Generator Research.
“The iPhone and App Store will be developed in a similar manner to how Apple developed its digital music platform, which included the iPod and the iTunes Music Store,” says Andrew Sheehy, head of research at Generator.
” Outsiders are rewriting the mobile industry’s rulebook and the new rule is that you need a fully-integrated platform that has a rich API open to third party developers on favourable terms. Right now, Apple has the best platform and the best-looking forward roadmap.”
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