"Nokia is still the dominant smartphone vendor worldwide, but
the Android market has exploded in annual growth and is rapidly
catching up with Nokia and the number two player, Apple.
"Canalys, a market research firm based in the U.K., said the
global smartphone market grew by 64 percent annually, but Nokia saw
its share fall from 41 percent last year to 38 percent this year.
Despite the dip in market share, Nokia sold a record 23.8 million
phones in the second quarter of this year.
"Nokia last share despite a rise in sales because other vendors
are outpacing the overall market. Research in Motion's share grew
41 percent, Apple's iPhone grew 61 percent, and Android-powered
phones in total gained a whopping 866 percent in annual
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