Smartphones are now dominating Irish market

Nearly three-quarters of all mobile phones sold in Ireland are now smartphones, according to new sales figures.

17th February, 2013
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Nearly three-quarters of all mobile phones sold in Ireland are now smartphones, according to new sales figures.

More than 70 per cent of mobile phones sold here in December were smartphones, with 95 per cent of these devices being touchscreen phones such as iPhones or Samsung Galaxy phones. Also, two thirds of all prepay mobile phones sold in Ireland are now touchscreen smartphones.

The figures are from new sales data collected by GfK.

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