Sales of phones with GPS have increased in 2008 to 178%
April 12, 2009, 8:53 am
Gradually, the satellite navigation on mobile phones is becoming a standard feature, as a camera and Bluetooth. According to Berg Insight, in 2008 the supply of phones with GPS have increased compared to 2007 at 178, 6% (78 million devices). If we take the average annual growth rate of 46, 5%, while in 2014 the world will be sold 770 million devices with GPS. Most often, GPS modules built into smart phones and communicators, which offer the user much more room than just a phone. In 2009, GPS finally cease to be a function for the higher price range of phones and fixed in the middle segment. The company was one of the first Nokia announced the priority areas of GPS. Now the vast majority of its smartphones supports navigation service Nokia Maps.