3G around the world

A fascinating set of well-informed estimates from Qualcomm for 3G device shipments by its licensees. This includes all devices (dongles, mifis, tablets etc). There is a very obvious shift in the overall mix towards emerging markets. China/India have now passed North America. 

Amongst other things, this bears on ever-growing Android activations, which are strongly weighted to emerging markets: Android has 75% global share of smartphone sales but only ~50% in the USA. A lot of that 3G growth in India/China/Other are Android devices. 

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