Global sales of mobile handsets surged 17% in Q1, driven by rising demand for smartphones that...

|By:, SA News Editor
Global sales of mobile handsets surged 17% in Q1, driven by rising demand for smartphones that saw Research in Motion (RIMM) and Apple (AAPL) grow market share at the expense of Nokia (NOK), according to Gartner's (IT) latest survey. "Even though this is good news for the industry, it is not such good news for the tier-one players, which are losing market share."