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BlackBerry passes iPhone in market share again

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 Nov 2009 2:45 User comments (1)

BlackBerry passes iPhone in market share again According to new IDC figures, RIM BlackBerry has once again surpassed Apple for smartphone market share, moving 30 percent for the quarter to 19 percent, above Apple's 17.1 percent.
The report cites the launch of the Tour and the Curve 8520 as key factors in the giant leap. BlackBerry also has better distribution in "key" countries, says IDC.

Nokia remained the clear leader at 37.9 percent and HTC grew to 5.6 percent while Samsung lost share, falling to 3.5 percent. HTC's growth was mainly attributed to the popularity of the myTouch 3G (HTC Magic).

On the whole, the smartphone market jumped 4.2 percent to 43.3 million units.

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17.11.2009 23:57

Apples "Awesome" exclusivity deal hard at work.

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