Symbian OS Data

Symbian Limited, the developer and licensor of Symbian OS for advanced data-enabled mobile phones, recently released unaudited financial and operational figures for the quarter ended 31 March 2007. Below are some highlights from their release. [Note: Royalties data include both Symbian OS and UIQ (up to completion of sale of UIQ on 2 February 2007)]

  Q1 2007 Q4 2006 Q1 2006
Symbian OS Units 15.9m 14.6m 11.7m
Average Royalty / Unit US$4.5 US$5.1 US$5.4
Royalty GP% 93% 93% 88%

  End Q1 2007 End Q4 2006 End Q1 2006
Number of Symbian smartphone models in the market 114 108 66
Number of licensees with Symbian smartphones in the market 8 9 10
Number of Symbian smartphone models in development 63 56 56
Number of licensees with Symbian smartphones in development 8 8 9

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