CUPERTINO, Calif. ( TheStreet) -- Apple (AAPL - Get Report) is grabbing market share from its smartphone rivals, according to research firm Strategy Analytics, which says that smartphone sales leapt 30% during the fourth quarter of 2009.Apple, which recently launched its iPad tablet computer in a blaze of publicity, grew its market share from 10.8%, to 16.4%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2008. The consumer technology giant ranks third in the smartphone market behind Research In Motion (RIMM) and Nokia (NOK - Get Report), which clinched 20.2% and 39.2% of the market, respectively.
Apple Grabs Smartphone Market Share
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