PDA sales increase sharply

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PDA sales increase sharply

The first three months of 2005 were kind to companies that sell PDAs, with demand for wireless e-mail leading to a sharp increase in unit shipments during the period, according to market analyst Gartner.

Worldwide PDA sales during the first quarter totaled 3.4 million units, compared to sales of 2.7 million during the same period last year, Gartner says. The 25-percent gain in shipments was the largest ever percentage gain for PDA sales during the first quarter, it says, noting that it did not count sales of smart phones, such as PalmOne’s Treo 650.

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