Pocket PC PDAs to Surpass Palm
OS PDAs in 2005
Buffalo Grove IL, December 12, 2001-
Palm currently has the leading PDA operating system, but it will see increasing competition from Windows CE/Pocket PC, Symbian Epoc and from Linux. Pocket PC has become a formidable competitor and is gaining market share. The future winner depends on how the PDA market evolves. The more capability future PDAs need, the better the Pocket PC stack up against Palm devices. If Phone-PDAs take off, Epoc-based products are likely to further erode Palms position.
The Palm OS lead is being challenged by Pocket PC devices and the likely future success by Symbian-based Phone-PDAs, says Dr. Egil Juliussen, the author of the report. Palm OS PDAs should retain its lead in the USA, but Palm-based PDAs do not have enough strength outside the U.S. to remain in the worldwide lead past 2005.
More information is available in Worldwide PDA Markets, a market research report by eTForecasts. The report explores technology trends, product segments, software platforms and market opportunities for PDAs.
eTForecasts publishes market research reports for the PC, information appliance and Internet industries.
|Updated December 12, 2001|