Based on Brian's input I am refining my estimate:
DoCoMo (7/8 July 2001) 4,260,000 (DoCoMo official)
DoCoMo since 7/8 July 80,000 (my estimate)
J-Phone + AU 150,000 - 200,000 (Brian's estimate)
total 4,490,000 - 4,540,000
5 million was not such a bad number :)
Gerhard Fasol wrote:
> > > does anyone know how many Java-enabled phones have been sold in Japan?
> > My rough guess is on the order of 5 million. SONY alone sold about
> > 1/2 million SO503i's, which they had to exchange in a very expense
> > recall action.
> > Gerhard Fasol
> > http://www.eurotechnology.com/imode/faq.html
> > >"Dargel, Brian A" wrote:
> > > I am sure most people already know, but the lastest subscriber numbers for
> > > i-mode AND i-appli capable subs are listed on the DoCoMo web site...
> > > 4,260,000 as of July 8, 2001
> > > Brian
> Thank you Brian, of course we know that.
> I understood the question to mean all JAVA handsets, not only DoCoMo's!
> My estimate of 5 million takes into account that both J-phone as well as
> AU/KDDI have now also started JAVA appli services, also the DoCoMo
> is a couple of days old. Therefore my estimate is approx. 5 million JAVA
> enabled handset users _today_.
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Received on Wed Jul 11 11:35:15 2001