300 mln multimedia phones to ship in 2008

Worldwide unit shipments of multimedia feature-rich mobile phones will exceed 300 mln units in 2008, outnumbering shipments of TV sets. Multimedia phones have at least 1 megapixal image capture, MP3 audio, video Playback, Java, USB, Bluetooth, 16-bit screen color, QVGA resolution, WAP and MMS. Revenue from these handsets will be over $76 bln, MultiMedia Intelligence says.