Both Nokia and RIM grew their share of the global smartphone market between the fourth quarters of 2008 and 2009, gaining 2.2% and 1.6% respectively. The rest of the field, however, which includes the likes of HTC and Motorola (MOT), saw their market share slip from 33.6% to 24.2%.
The first few weeks have seen a frenzy of activity in the smartphone space with the launch of Google's (GOOG) Nexus One phone and AT&T's recent announcement that it will sell DELL's (DELL ) smartphone offering.
-- Reported by James Rogers in New York
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