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Toshiba has announced the details of its much heralded Snapdragon based smartphone - the Toshiba TG01. The Toshiba TG01 will be available across Europe in Summer 2009. more
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Research In Motion (RIM) has shown off its first ever flip phone - the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 smartphone. The quad-band EDGE and Wi-Fi based BlackBerry Pearl Flip smartphone features two color displays, and the external lcd makes it easy to preview incoming emails, text messages and phone calls without opening the handset, while the large, 240 x 320 internal lcd displays messages, videos and web pages. more
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $270.3 billion in 2007, a 2.9 percent increase from 2006, according to preliminary results from Gartner. Vendor performances were mixed with two vendors in the top 10 that experienced double-digit growth and two vendors that showed declines in revenue. more
Forward Concepts has announced the publication of its newest study of the worldwide cellphone market and virtually all of the chips that go into them. Market metrics are the central focus of the study, but some key findings are:
- Europe will be the fastest-growing market for WCDMA in 2007.
- EDGE markets will continue to grow in spite of excitement in 3G.
- WEDGE will begin to dominate the 3G market, providing EDGE fallback service for the thinly populated 3G networks.
- The demand for voice-only low-cost and ultra-low-cost cellphones will constitute the dominant market volume for the next three years.
- Over the next five years, the cellphone market will experience strong growth in multiple-mode wireless peripheral chips supporting WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio and mobile TV.
- The mainstream cellphone camera market is rapidly migrating to 2 megapixels.
- The global fragmentation of mobile TV standards will lead to strong demand for multi-standard mobile TV receiver chipsets.
- Qualcomm's MediaFLO has achieved early dominance in the U.S. mobile TV market.
- HDTV-aspect-ratio lcd displays will explode with the rapid growth of mobile TV.
- In spite of broadcast mobile TV, video streaming over the network will continue to grow with 3G rollouts.