Bluetooth Smart Ready phones will dominate the market in 2012
The big shift begins in 2012, when a wave of Bluetooth Smart Ready phones arrives. By the end of 2012, virtually all new smartphones will include the Bluetooth v4.0 technology that is in all Bluetooth Smart Ready devices. This will allow phones to continue to connect with the billions of Bluetooth devices in the market today, in addition to new Bluetooth Smart devices.
Microsoft has also announced that Windows 8 will support Bluetooth v4.0 and low energy technology, paving the way for the first big wave of Smart Ready PCs in 2012.