Smartphone shipments up 75% in Q3 2005

Global shipments of smart mobile devices up 75% YTY in Q3 2005. Handheld shipments fall 18%, while converged devices more than double in volume. Leader Nokia ships record 7.1 mln smart phones, up 142% YTY. Palm shipments down 2% overall, but Treo smart phones up 71%, overtaking its handhelds for first time

Global smartphone market in Q3 2005
  Q3 2005 Q3 2004 Growth
Vendor Shipments Share Shipments Share YTY
Nokia 7,130,120 54.8% 2,951,450 39.7% 141.6%
Palm 1,053,390 8.1% 1,076,470 14.5% -2.1%
RIM 977,940 7.5% 619,020 8.3% 58.0%
Motorola 693,650 5.3% 61,630 0.8% 1025.5%
HP 551,140 4.2% 689,410 9.3% -20.1%
Others 2,598,440 20.0% 2,031,060 27.3% 27.9%
Total 13,004,680 100.0% 7,429,040 100.0% 75.1%
Source: Canalys