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Thursday, December 3rd 2009 - 20:15 CET
Consumers Desire Bluetooth Headsets and Speakerphones from Bose & Sony. Motorola and Nokia Also Among Most-Preferred Brands. A recent Strategy Analytics survey of vehicle owners in the USA and Western Europe found that Bose was rated as the most-preferred brand for Bluetooth headsets and speakerphones by consumers in the USA, while those in Western Europe rated Sony as their most-preferred brand for these products. "Even though Bose does not currently offer Bluetooth headsets and speakerphones, 45% of US respondents rated Bose as a preferred brand for these products," commented Chris Schreiner, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics.
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Wednesday, November 18th 2009 - 20:00 CET
Antennas for Mobile Devices: New Technologies, New Opportunities," from the Strategy Analytics RF & Wireless Component market research service, explores new cell phone antenna technologies and the companies helping to avert an impending crisis in cell phone antennas. Asif Anwar, Director of the GaAs and High Speed Semiconductor service, added, “As outlined in the report, the new cell phone antenna technologies will add a new dimension to the cellular RF front business, affecting power amp, switch-module, filter and chipset suppliers, as well as the way OEMs do business.”
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Friday, November 6th 2009 - 00:49 CET
As GPS navigation becomes more accessible with the increase of mobile phone based navigation systems, US consumers overwhelmingly see Point-of-Interest (POI) search as the only other feature they need, according to “PND Owners Unlikely to Discontinue Using Their GPS handheld,” from the Strategy Analytics Automotive Consumer Insights (ACI) service. Almost three-quarters of navigation consumers in the United States insist on the GPS navigation system feature. Sixty-two percent of navigation consumers in the United Kingdom agreed. However, for 87% of French consumers, the speed camera warning feature is the top priority, and German purchasers require real-time traffic information.
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Saturday, August 1st 2009 - 19:20 CEST
According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, worldwide GPS smartphone shipments will grow 34% from 57 million units in 2008 to 77 million units in 2009. GPS adoption in smartphones is being fueled by widespread consumer acceptance of portable navigation devices in Europe and the United States, and the increasing presence of mapping software applications among mobile phone vendors such as Nokia, Apple and Blackberry.
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Tuesday, May 19th 2009 - 20:42 CEST
According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global Android smartphone shipments will grow 900% in 2009. Healthy support from operators, vendors and developers is driving adoption. Apple iPhone OS will be the next fastest-growing smartphone operating system in 2009, with a 79% growth rate. The full report, Global Smartphone Vendor Market Share by Region: 2008, is published by the Strategy Analytics Wireless Smartphone Strategies service and is available for download.
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Saturday, January 10th 2009 - 22:19 CET
The Strategy Analytics Wireless Device Lab service report, “US Navigation: Consumers Prefer PNDs to Mobile Solutions,” shows that consumers perceive personal navigation devices (PNDs) as clearly superior to similar navigation services available on cell phones. These findings are based on in-depth one-on-one research sessions in San Diego in which consumers experienced two high-end personal navigation devices as well as Sprint Navigation and VZ Navigator.
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Tuesday, September 30th 2008 - 23:20 CEST
According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, touch screen phone shipments will reach 90 million units worldwide in 2009, accounting for 7 percent of total volumes. Price and screen size are critical factors for success. Tom Kang, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics said, “We forecast 90 million touch screen phones to be sold worldwide in 2009, accounting for 7 percent of total volumes. We expect Nokia and Appleto ramp up shipments next year and start to drive down the price of touch screen handsets toward the mid-range.”
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Sunday, March 30th 2008 - 22:00 CEST
Mobile Linux is well poised to take on the surging smartphone market according to “Mobile Linux: Google and Motorola Hold the Short-Term Keys to Success,” from the Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies Service. Mobile Linux offers an attractive package in terms of customization, cost, developer community, time to market, security and multi chipset support to handset manufacturers and mobile operators, according to industry analysts Strategy Analytics. This report evaluates the current status of the mobile Linux market and assesses the impact of recent initiatives by industry players in the mobile Linux arena.
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Thursday, January 18th 2007 - 15:36 CET
Strategy Analytics: Apple iPhone To Energize Development Of Cellular Media Devices. In the recent report, “iPHONE: Rising Tide Lifts Converged Media Device Emphasis,” Strategy Analytics expects the iPhone launch to be a sorely needed “shot-in-the-arm” to the traditional handset markets development efforts in cellular-enabled media devices, but the lack of W-CDMA support could prevent it from hitting Apple volume projections.
Read: Apple iPhone

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