Japan Smartphone Market Share By Shipments

In the quarter ending March 2010, Apple shipped 1.69 million iPhone units to Japan. This accounted for 72% of all smartphones shipped to the country in the three months.

According to a research by MM Research Institute Ltd, here is how the smartphone market share by shipments stand in Japan at the moment

1. iPhone : 72%
2. HTC : 11%
3. Toshiba : 6.8%

Japan is seeing a huge increase in smartphone growth.

Number of smartphones shipped 2009-2010 fiscal : 2.34 million (nearly 100% growth)
Estimated demand for smartphones in 2010-2011 fiscal : 3 million