PDA shipments up 31.5% in Q2 2005

Gartner said worldwide shipments of PDAs rose 31.5%, with Research in Motion Blackberry leading the pack. 3.6 mln PDAs were shipped in the Q2 2005, up from 2.7 mln in Q2 2004. Research in Motion claimed 23.2% of the market with a shipment of 840K units, up 65% from a year ago, when it shipped 510K PDAs. Palm shipments slipped 30% to 642K units from 913K a year ago and shipments from HP fell 15% to 450.5K units.