Monday, March 14, 2011

GADGETS»NEWS Smartphone sales to top 100 mn in Asia-Pacific: analyst

Sales of smartphones such as Apple's iPhone4 are set to top 100 million units for the first time this year in the Asia Pacific market -- excluding Japan, an industry analyst said on Thursday.Smartphone sales are projected to hit 137 million units in 2011, up from nearly 84 million last year, the technology industry research company IDC said in a statement."Smartphones were a hot item in 2010,