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London, United Kingdom, 2008/04/25 - ReportBuyer.com, the online destination for business intelligence for major industry sectors, has added a new report showing that the iPhone-touch screen phones are to ship 178 million units by 2011.
Report Buyer has added a new report showing that the iPhone-touch screen phones are to ship 178 million units by 2011.
“Wanted: Multimedia Handsets Consumer Desires Meet Operators ARPU Needs” reports that Apple’s adoption of the touch screen was the first truly innovative feature since the introduction of camera phones based on CMOS technology image sensors.
Authors of the report note that their favourite new phone is the Sony Ericsson XPERIA. It has a touch screen, tiled user interface similar to the iPhone, and an arc slider reminiscent of the Sidekick.
They further note that Sprint and Samsung had a surprise introduction, the Instinct. It has full touch-screen functionality and creates a virtual QWERTY keypad and other functions using the touch screen. The phone also provides support for corporate and consumer (POP3) email, multitasking capabilities, a 2.0 megapixel camera with camcorder and expandable microSD memory of up to 8GB.
LG’s Vu has a three-inch touch screen display. The authors say what makes the handset special, is that it also provides access to AT&Ts mobile TV offering, with an extendable antenna for improved reception. They note that other vendors such as Nokia, with their N96 and HTC with Touch Dual, were offering new touch screen phones as well.
The report provides research, analysis and forecasts for music phones, multimedia handsets and handsets with multimedia specific features such as phones with touch screens, camera phones, mobile TV handsets, radio phones, and phones with a host of alternative connectivity options.
“Wanted: Multimedia Handsets Consumer Desires Meet Operators ARPU Needs” is available from Report Buyer. For more information, see website.
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