Data from Gartner show that a fourth-quarter jump in smartphone sales has made up for a slowing of the market in the previous three quarters. Nokia is responsible for the biggest chunk of smartphone sales, with iPhone and Android devices growing by leaps and bounds as well.
Nokia sales fell only slightly in the last year, compared to Motorola and Sony Ericsson, that said adios to large chunks of their shares. Samsung and LG shares of the market are growing.
And although the rate of smartphone market growth is slowing, sales are still increasing. The data show that 33 million more smartphones were sold in 2009 than in 2008.