Top 10 Selling Handhelds and 2003 Market-share
PalmInfocenter has received new figures and data on the worldwide market-share of handhelds in 2003. In addition, we have a breakdown of the top 10 selling PDAs at retail for the October to December 2003 period.
palmOne continued to lead in market-share in 2003 capturing 40% of the worldwide market. In second was HP followed by Sony. palmOne also lead in the US market in 2003 with 57% of all handhelds sold in 2003. The worldwide breakdown is as follows:
|Worldwide Handheld Marketshare 2003|
US Retail Numbers
Palm Powered devices took 8 of the top 10 best selling SKUs at US retail from Oct - Dec 2003. palmOne devices held 6 of the top ten selling handheld, including the number one selling Tungsten E. Sony claimed 2 of the top ten with the Clie SJ22 (2nd) and TJ25 (7th) models.
|Best Selling SKUs (Oct - Dec 2003 US Retail)|
|Rank||Model||% of Total|
|1.||palmOne Tungsten E||19%|
|2.||Sony Clie SJ22||13%|
|3.||palmOne Zire 21||10%|
|4.||palmOne Zire 71||7%|
|5.||HP iPaq 1945 (PPC)||6%|
|7.||Sony Clie TJ25||6%|
|8.||palmOne Tungsten T3||4%|
|9.||HP iPaq 2215 (PPC)||4%|
|10.||palmOne Zire 21 Limited Ed Bundle||3%|
|(Source: NPD Powerview, Oct - Dec 2003)|
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