A Summary of Sales Situation of Mobile Devices: Global and Japanese Market

Today we have many mobile devices that can access to the internet thorugh it’s wi-fi function or cellular data network. Here is a summary for number of sales of major devices; Global market and Japanese market.
■Global Market

  • iPhone 3G
  • 3mil.( As of Aug. 11)
    Source: 1

  • iPhone (2G+3G)
  • 8mil.( As of Sep.1)
    Source: 1

  • Nintendo DS
  • 77.54mil.(As of July 30)
    Source: 1 2[J]

  • PSP
  • 41mil.(As of the end of June)
    Source: 1[J]

  • Mobile Handsets
  • 1.15bil.(Number sold in 2007)
    Source: 1[J] 2


■Japanese Market

  • iPhone 3G
  • 0.2mil.(As of Aug.)
    Source: 1[J]

  • Nintendo DS
  • 22.97mil.(As of July 30)
    Source: 1[J]

  • PSP
  • 10mil.(As of July 15)
    Source: 1[J]

  • Mobile Handsets
  • 52.3mil.(Number sold in 2007)
    Source: 1[J]


The orginal article was written in Japanse by IDEA*IDEA.

1 comment

  1. Impressed to see that around 75% of sales of the Nintendo DS and PSP come from outside Japan. It shows that Japan is still super competitive in this area.
    Wonder if they will be able to transition that competitiveness as mobile devices and mobile phones converge further.

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