Before 2010 closes, over 20% of all mobile phones sold will be smartphones, IDC predicted...

|By:, SA News Editor

Before 2010 closes, over 20% of all mobile phones sold will be smartphones, IDC predicted yesterday in its Q3 market summary - up from 15% in 2009. Smartphone sales are up 90% over the year-ago total. Of the 81M smartphones shipped globally in Q3, market leader Nokia (NOK) made 32.7% of them, and runner-up Apple (AAPL) produced 17%.