Handheld market leaders in Q4 2005: Palm – 45.6%, HP – 20.8%, Dell – 8.0%

IDC published its findings on global handheld market in Q4 2005.

Global handheld market in Q4 2005
  Q4 2005 Q4 2004
Vendor Shipments Share Shipments Share
Palm 1,019,464 45.6% 1,174,371 43.0%
HP 465,000 20.8% 695,427 25.4%
Dell 178,500 8.0% 196,572 7.2%
Acer 126,602 5.7% 60,197 2.2%
Medion 96,942 4.3% 115,000 4.2%
Others 349,067 15.6% 491,849 18.0%
Total 2,235,575 100.0% 2,733,386 100.0%
Source: IDC