Gartner released some numbers showing the 3rd quarter sales of various smartphones listed by OS. Top of the list is Symbian that took 36.6% market share. Android followed just behind that taking 25.5% with iOS following at 16.7 percent.
These numbers indicate a huge growth for Android which in the same quarter of 2009 was at just 3.5% market share.
iOS dropped slightly by just 0.4% while RIM went from 20.7% down to 14.8%. The full table of figures and statistics can be found in the image below.
Overall, the sales of mobile phones have increase by 35% since 2009. The number of smartphone sales has risen by 96% which is a huge jump.