A Look At The Smart Phone Industry’s Market Growth


Apple’s smartphone market share growth over 1 year has been 10 times that of any other of its competitors. However, Apple is still only third in line when counting the number of units sold by each major smartphone manufacturer. Nokia is first, selling a whopping 18,441,000 in the 2nd quarter of 2009, and RIM (Blackberry) is 2nd with 7,678,900 units sold. Apple trails in third, but with the help of this infographic, you can tell that Apple is still racking up the most profit – 32%.

The graphic below compares the total units sold and the market share of the top smart phone manufacturers worldwide:

  • Nokia
  • RIM (Blackberry)
  • Apple
  • HTC
  • Fujitsu
  • Others (includes Motorola, Sony, and everyone else)

Make sure to check out this graphic which compares the smart phone makers’ operating profits and operating margins.  Data for this inforgraphic was taken from appleinsider.com based on Gartner’s research.

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While Apple is not the top smart phone “seller”, it’s clear that because of the iPhone, the company has showed the largest market share growth. 

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