These startling figures were revealed in a recent report by industry analyst Canalys and highlight the Symbian’s continued position as the world’s most popular smartphone operating systems. The full press release can be found after the break..
SYMBIAN SHIPS NEARLY 300,000 DEVICES A DAY IN Q2 2010
Over 25 million devices shipped for the first time in a quarter
San Francisco and London – 4 August 2010 – The Symbian Foundation
today revealed it has shipped over 27 million devices in the Q2
period. This equates to almost 300,000 per day, 207 per minute or over
three a second. These figures, released in Canalys’ latest report
(www.canalys.com/services/reports/spmt), highlight Symbian’s
continued position as the world’s most popular smartphone operating
system, which has now become the first to be shipped in over 25
million devices in the space of one quarter.
Lee M. Williams, Executive Director of Symbian, said: “These figures
make for very positive news for the Symbian community. The smartphone
market place has become more crowded than ever. So the fact we
continue to outsell our competitors by such large margins, combined
with all the feature commitments and developments published on our
roadmaps, make us highly confident in our outlook and we will continue
to embrace the challenges ahead.”
Symbian recently announced its annual event, the Symbian Exchange and
Exposition 2010 (SEE 2010), which will be held at Beurs van Berlage in
Amsterdam on the 9th and 10th November. Attendance is free and the
event is open to all. To register, visit www.see2010.org.