Jan 16

Relative mobile market numbers, with desktops included as well

Sales of smart phones exceed the combined sales notebooks, desktops, tablets and netbooks, by 15%. Thanks to Distro’s further analysis of data gathered by Calanys Research, the following sales figures apply to 2011:

  • 488M smartphones
  • 210M notebooks
  • 112M desktops
  • 63M tablets (pads)
  • 30M netbooks.

Another way to look at this: add smartphones and tablets together and 2011 their sales were more than 50% greater than the combined sales of notebook, desktops and netbooks.

Mobility continues to change how, what and where we do it.

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