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Twenty Million Symbian Handsets Sold in Japan

Symbian has announced that over 20 million Symbian smartphones have shipped in Japan up until the end of March 2007. more

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Converged Device Shipments Fail to Offset Handheld Volume Declines

According to the latest market data from IDC, the Western European mobile device market (including standalone handhelds and converged devices) suffered a disappointing performance in the second quarter of 2006 as the total market declined by 3% year on year to total 3.3 million units. The handheld market suffered further intensification of the negative growth exhibited since 4Q05 as shipments declined by 49% year on year, while comparatively insubstantial growth for the converged device segment of just 10% year on year meant demand for devices with combined voice and data functionality failed to offset the negative growth of the handheld segment. more

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European Converged Device Market Shows Poor Opening Quarter

According to the latest market data from IDC, the Western European mobile device market (including standalone handhelds and converged devices) grew by 25% year on year in the opening quarter of 2006, as total shipments reached 3.2 million units. Significantly, the handheld market failed to recover from the dramatic decline in 4Q05, as shipments of just 549,000 units represented further negative growth of -21% year on year, with only fujitsu Siemens registering positive growth. Additionally, disappointing growth of 43% and shipments of 2.67 million units for converged devices meant market performance fell below expectations. more

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Joint venture to develop 3G handsets

fujitsu and Mitsubishi Electric have announced that they are exploring a collaboration to jointly develop new FOMA mobile handsets running the Symbian OS operating system for Japan's DoCoMo. In recent years, handset manufacturers have been steadily moving toward the implementation of two main OS standards as the advanced mobile operating system for FOMA handsets: Symbian OS, which has a strong track record overseas as an operating system for mobile phones, and Linux, which is well-known as an open standard operating system. Manufacturers that are licensees of the Symbian OS (as well as other OS's) account for 85% of total worldwide mobile handset sales. more

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