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Samsung News: Big boost in smartphone market

Apparently according to a post over on dialaphone.co.uk, Samsung Mobile Display are predicting huge growth in global smartphone purchases within the next few years, and furthermore believes that Samsung can dominate the smartphone arena with the smartphone they have planned for release.

At present the global smartphone market hovers at about 170 million and accounts for 14% of mobile sales. However, Samsung is saying that by 2012 smartphones will be at virtually 30% and about 500 million handsets.

Samsung, in order to dominate has planned to release a “significant number” of new smartphones for release over the next two years with in excess of 20 handset in 2009.