Smartphone sales surged an impressive 95% Y/Y in Q3, but vendors will face rising price pressure...

|By:, SA News Editor

Smartphone sales surged an impressive 95% Y/Y in Q3, but vendors will face rising price pressure in 2011 as growth increasingly comes from the mid-range, research firm Canalys says. Apple ousted Research In Motion (RIMM) for top U.S. vendor in Q3 with 26% market share, but Google's Android has the clear lead in OS adoption at 44%.