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Some very useful, recent smartphone mobile stats (One third of smartphones shipped in Q1 had 5″+ screens)

Now and again I get emails from readers hunting for the most recent mobile statistics to use in presentations and so on so here’s a release, in full, from independent analyst firm, Canalys with some helpful detail.  This particular release focuses around handset shipments and screen sizes:  Worldwide, 279.4 million smart phones shipped in Q1 2014, […]

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IDC’s smartphone forecast: 55% increase this year, reckons 1 billion will ship by 2015

Right then, here’s some useful information for anyone who’s having to get their presentations sorted for the next quarterly board meeting. The chaps over at IDC have released their latest forecast and it makes for stimulating reading. You won’t be surprised by the Symbian statistics, will you? IDC has their marketshare for 2011 at a […]

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Applications

157 App Stats You Should Know About

Some fascinating insight into the mobile applications marketplace, courtesy of the uber-productive Stuart Dredge of Mobile Entertainment. This is one of those slide decks you’ll probably want to favourite and send around the office. Excellent work Stuart! 157 Mobile App Stats You Should Know About View more presentations from stuartdredge.

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MIR’s Twitter ROI statistics

It’s not about how many followers you’ve got on Twitter (but if you’d like to buy 1,000 of them, click here), it’s about how many of them are interested in what you’ve got to say, right? I did a little yesterday — and I’ve been doing a test with bit.ly as well — to measure […]

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Study suggests UK Phone Users send 217 million texts per day

I just came across this article on The Daily Telegraph, which says that as per a study conducted among UK’s mobile phone users, the amount of total text messages exchanged every single day counts up to roughly 217 million. Yes, that’s right, 217 MILLION texts in a DAY. The one you just sent a while […]

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Rural India’s mighty contribution to India’s booming Mobile Industry

There’s no doubt that India is one of the fastest growing mobile market in the world. The country currently buzzes with almost 300 million mobile subscribers with over a dozen different operators spread over the country. However, what’s surprising is the fact that a major portion of the new mobile subscribers being added today come […]