Mobile Future

Mobile by the Numbers: Smartphones Outsell PC’s

A few new stats caught our eye this week: 

  • Smartphones outsold PC’s. 
    • According to IDC, in the fourth quarter of 2010 100.9 million smartphone devices were shipped compared to 92.1 million PC units.
  • Mobile app revenues projected to reach $38 billion by 2015.
    • Forrester Research analysts also estimate that by 2015 mobile applications, services and business management revenues will reach $54.6 billion a year.
  • By 2015, e-commerce is expected to reach $278.9 billion in the United States according to Forrester.