In Japan, sales of mobile phones has decreased almost by half over the past year.
In August 2008, sales decreased by 47.9%, compared with August 2007, the year had arrived about 2 million phones.
Companies are producing increasingly difficult to announce any significant new technology. Accordingly, the Japanese did not have sufficient incentive to change phone. In addition, more expensive terms of sales among operators, so even against the backdrop of the crisis, forcing the Japanese to postpone the purchase of new phones.
For some manufacturers, working in the domestic market, the decline in sales of phones might ruin. Companies will be forced to suspend research on a number of projects that could lead to a breakthrough in mobile communications.