Apple now 3rd largest Smartphone vendor in the world

Global Smartphone sales has went up 50%, growing from 35.9 million units sold in the year ago quarter to 54 million units in the first quarter of 2010.

Report from MarketWatch citied figures from Stratgy Analytics, saying that smartphone now make up 18% of all phone sold.

Apple’s growth in smartphone industry is┬átremendous, being the youngest mobile vendor, Apple now grabs 16% of Smartphone Industry, just behind RIM and Nokia. Apple’s growth in the first quarter made it the number one mobile vendor in all US phone makers and reached a high of 3% global market shares of all phones.

We can see that Apple is slowly and steadying dominating the smartphone and maybe the whole mobile industry with it iPhone.

So, what do you think ?