According to ABI, there were 302 million smartphone shipments in 2010, up 71 percent from 2009. That figure roughly matches IDC's estimate of 303.4 million smartphone shipments last year. Also like IDC, ABI predicts that Android will capture 45 percent of the market in 2016. However, the two research firms diverge sharply on their prognosis for Windows Phone, which was released last fall.
ABI predicts Windows Phone will face significant challenges, despite Nokia
The ABI report predicts Apple
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