Might Be Time to Retire the ‘Smartphone’ Category

Horace Dediu finds that “smartphones”, across the board, are no longer all growing in sales. Nokia’s and RIM’s are down, only Apple’s, Samsung’s, and HTC’s are up:

The fact that not all vendors benefit from a boom indicates that the early, happy days are over. People are noticing that there is a difference between smartphones and are not buying any and all.

Sunday, 31 July 2011