Smartphones up 75% in Q3 2005

Global shipments of smart mobile devices were up 75% in Q3 2005 compared to Q3 2004. Handheld shipments overall fell 18%, while converged devices doubled in volume. Nokia shipped record 7.1 mln smart phones, up 142% YTY, and remained the market leader.

Smart mobile device market shares Q3 2005

  Q3 2005 Q3 2004 Growth
Vendor Shipments Share Shipments Share YTY
Total 13,004,680 100.00 % 7,429,040 100.00 % 75.10 %
Nokia 7,130,120 54.80 % 2,951,450 39.70 % 141.60 %
Palm 1,053,390 8.10 % 1,076,470 14.50 % -2.10 %
RIM 977,940 7.50 % 619,020 8.30 % 58.00 %
Motorola 693,650 5.30 % 61,630 0.80 % 1025.50 %
HP 551,140 4.20 % 689,410 9.30 % -20.10 %
Others 2,598,440 20.00 % 2,031,060 27.30 % 27.90 %
Source: Canalys