We may be broke, but we still want our mobile entertainment. That's the message from industry analyst In-Stat in its latest "Portable Entertainment Device Tracker” report. Portable electronic device shipments have grown more than 10 percent in 2009 compared to 2008, according to In-Stat's research. The report also projects:
- Shipments of portable entertainment devices in Europe will be 157 million units in 2013; shipments to Japan will be 58 million.
- Total worldwide shipments of personal media and MP3 players will reach 225 million in 2009, with Asia-Pacific representing the largest geographic market.