Global Smartphone Growth At 44%
Down from 45% in 2012, ABI Research is predicting an annual smartphone growth rate of 44% for 2013. If accurate, 1.4 billion smartphones will be in use around the world by the end of the year. To
be more precise, the research group expects 798 million operational Android phones; 294 million phones running Apple’s iOS; and 45 million running Windows Phone.