Studies: Smartphones to Outsell Feature Phones & 1 Billion Android Devices in 2013

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    We have a marketing study bonanza for you guys this morning. One analysis, from IDC, predicts that smartphones will finally outsell feature phones this year. Also, some earlier studies from a couple of sources suggest that Android devices (including tablets) are on pace to hit the 1 Billion mark by autumn of this year. Here are a couple of quotes with the details,

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    In October of last year, Google Chairman, Eric Schmidt predicted that “We’ll be at 1 billion mobile devices in a year.” Apparently, Mr. Schmidt's predictions were spot on, and Android's Kung Fu is strong! :icon_ lala:
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    Well when the selection is 50 smartphones to choose from and 1 jitterbug type of feature phone to choose from the numbers take care of themselves
    Anyone remember back when you could buy a smartphone WITHOUT a data plan?
    The cash cow moos too loudly to be ignored

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