CHART OF THE DAY: 50% Of U.S. Mobile Phone Owners Now Have Smartphones

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Here’s a big shift happening right before our eyes: Smartphones now account for 50% of all mobile phones in the United States, Nielsen reports.

Don’t expect smartphone growth to slow any time soon. In the last three months, 66% of all mobile phones sold were smartphones.

chart of the day, smartphone penetration, march 2012

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