Mobile market analyst Canalys has published its global Smartphone
sales figures for Q3 2010 and its projections for future sales.
For the period Symbian retained its sales lead, but market share
continued its ongoing decline. Android consolidated its second place
and Open Handset Alliance devices outsold iOS by nearly 3:2.
Globally RIM are in fourth place with the others (Microsoft, Bada and
Palm principally) trailing far behind. An interesting juxtaposition of
US sales, where RIM is the clear leader, for now at least.
Canalys expect Android sales to surge ahead through 2011 whilst the
arrival of iPhone on Verizon will boost iOS Device sales in the short
term at least.