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Smartphone Sales Will Nearly Double PCs This Year and Reach 1.5 Billion in 2016

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http://www.talkandroid.com – More bad news for PC makers. Business Insider Intelligence released their latest forecast of global smartphone sales, and the numbers are staggering. Recently, smartphone sales surpassed PC sales for the first time, and this year smartphone sales will nearly double PC sales. More amazing, however, is that BI Intelligence predicts that by the year 2016, smartphones will exceed 1.5 billion units sold worldwide. For comparison, last year there were only 350 million PCs sold, and the total number of mobile phone handsets sold (smart AND dumb) totaled 1.7 billion. Right now, smartphones make up (IT news)