Number of Smartphones Sold Worldwide in Q3 2009

The iPhone has been at the forefront of smartphone growth. Despite this, when it comes to the volumes of smartphones sold, Nokia has still managed to cling on to the top spot. Here are the number of smartphone handsets sold globally in the third quarter of 2009, according to Gartner

Nokia : 16.15 million
RIM : 8.52 million
Apple : 7.04 million
HTC : 2.65 million
Samsung : 1.32 million
Others : 5.36 million
Overall : 41.067 million

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