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Monday, Jun 4
2012, 6:19 PM
Less than 300K U.S. consumers turned in their feature phones for smartphones each week in May,...
Less than 300K U.S. consumers turned in their feature phones for smartphones each week in May, estimates Horace Deidu after analyzing comScore's latest data. That's down sharply from the 1.5M/week added in November, and, along with disappointing Q1 smartphone sales, suggests U.S. demand for smartphones (and their costly service plans) is finally cooling off. Also of note: Android's (GOOG) smartphone share fell 20 bps M/M to 50.8%, after months of torrid growth.