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CEA: Smartphone Shipments Expected to top 108M Units; Tablets to Top 68.5M Units Sold

CEA: Smartphone Shipments Expected to top 108M Units; Tablets to Top 68.5M Units Sold

Todd Haselton

The Consumer Electronics Association released a report on Tuesday in which it said the overall consumer electronics industry is expected to grow 5.9% this year. As a result of that growth, the association stated industry sales will pass $206 billion in 2012 — the first time the industry has surpassed $200 billion — and will grow an additional 4.5% in 2013 to a $215.8 billion in sales...