Nielsen Says Apple iPhone Leads BlackBerry in U.S. Phone Market

Posted on December 23, 2009

A new chart from Nielsen indicates that Apple's iPhone 3G has the largest share of the mobile phone market in the U.S. with 4%. RIM's BlackBerry is a very close second with 3.7%. market. The Motorola Razr is in third with 2.3% of the market share. The LG VX9100 is fourth with 2.1%.

Top U.S. Mobile Phones in 2009
  1. Apple iPhone 3G - 4%
  2. RIM BlackBerry - 3.7%
  3. Motorola Razr - 2.3%
  4. LG VX9110 - 2.1%

Ars Technica reports that Apple is also in the top 10 of the most accessed brands over mobile phones.

You can see several mobile phone usage charts from Nielsen on

RIM Still Dominate

Update: RCRWireless reports that a study from Forrester Research has found RIM still dominated with three of the five top selling smartphones in 2009. Smartphone using is soaring jumping 7% of U.S. adults during 2008 to 17% by the end of 2009.

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