Portio Study Analyzes Smartphone Market

Portio Research has published Smartphone Futures 2011-2015, which analyses competitor positioning in the high-end handset market over the next four years, looking at devices, operating systems, app stores, and vendors, writes Andy Penfold.

The report tracks the developing battles between Apple, RIM, Google, Nokia, Microsoft and other major names in the smartphone segment, and forecasts future growth. It also segments the industry today, looking at how the market performed in 2010 and how the authors expect the industry to develop in 2011.

Smartphone Futures 2011-2015 looks at the competitive strengths and weaknesses of the major vendors, including the broader smartphone ecosystem. The report looks at key devices, the success of app stores, operating systems and OS market share and includes vendor profiles and SWOT analysis of all the major players.

The report is available now, with prices ranging from £1,495 (plus VAT) for a 1-5 user licence, up to a £2,995 for an unlimited user licence.

There’s more information here.