Posted on 6-Aug-2004 16:04
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Symbian Ltd has released some unaudited financial and operational figures for the second quarter and the six months ended 30th June 2004. According to the company, the number of Symbian OS phones in development continues to grow. with 34 products and variants from 10 Symbian OS licensees in development. These products are targeted at a wide range of network technologies (GSM / GPRS, CDMA, EDGE and WCDMA), geographical and language specific markets (Europe, North & Latin America, Japan, China), as well as customer segments such as gaming and enterprise users. The company also says that more Symbian-based smartphones are to be launched in the second half of 2004.
Global shipments of Symbian OS-based phones grew to 5.0m (H1 2003: 2.7m units) in H1 2004, a year-on-year increase of 85%, bringing the total installed base of Symbian OS phones to more than 15 million. At the end of H1 2004, six Symbian OS licensees were shipping a total of 23 Symbian OS products to network operators in Japan and throughout GSM / GPRS territories worldwide.