No surprise that smartphones have already become popular, and sales of this category are outpacing sales of feature phones. But, very interesting that there is still so much of the wireless base (based on sampling/survey) that still wants to take the smartphone plunge with their next device. That is good news for data usage, mobile marketing, and likely carrier loyalty if device investment $ goes up. Here's the data and some insight on buyers' likelihood to pay for certain features. Also including a trendy blog on smartphones.

Report: 43% of consumers will buy a smartphone next - FierceWireless

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