PCWorld.com: Smart phones made up about 14% of all mobile devices shipped globally in 2008 and should increase to more than 17% of the total in 2009, according to new projections from ABI Research Inc. in New York. However, the expected increase in smart phone shipments in 2009 will occur even as the overall total number of mobile devices shipped declines from 1.21 billion in 2008 to 1.17 in 2009, a drop of 2.5%, ABI analyst Kevin Burden said Thursday.

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