Symbian has 49.8% of the global sales of smartphones in Q3 2008

Company 3Q08
Sales
3Q08 Market
Share (%)
3Q07
Sales
3Q07 Market
Share (%)
3Q08- 3Q07
Growth (%)
Symbian 18,179 49.8 20,664 63.1 -12.0
Research In Motion 5,800 15.9 3,192 9.7 81.7
Mac OS X 4,720 12.9 1,104 3.4 327.5
Microsoft Windows Mobile 4,053 11.1 4,180 12.8 -3.0
Linux 2,622 7.2 2,884 8.8 -9.1
Palm OS 780 2.1 383 1.2 103.3
Others 361 1.0 345 1.1 4.6
Total 36,515 100.0 32,753 100.0 11.5
Source: Garthner