4 per cent of US mobile market owns an iPhone

4 per cent, doesn’t seem like much does it, but reports from Nielsen shows that the iPhone is on top of the mobile users market in the US. Making the iPhone the most popular handset this year, taking the number one spot from the Blackberry 8300, who is in a close second with 3.7 per cent.

Other contenders of the most use mobile phone are the Motorola V3 series in third with a 2.3 per cent and also LG Vu series position down in 9th with 1.3 per cent of the market.

The report shows that a great number of smart phones are more popular. Checkout the chart below from nielsenwire.

Top 10 Mobile Phones in Use (U.S.) – January -October 2009
RANK Device Embedded Base of
All Subscribers
1 Apple 3G iPhone 4.0% 4.0%
2 RIM BlackBerry 8300 Series (Curve, 8310, 8320, 8330, 8350i) 3.7%
3 Motorola RAZR V3 series (V3, V3c, V3m, V3i, V3i DG, V3) 2.3%
4 LG VX9100 (enV2) 2.1%
5 LG Voyager 1.7%
6 Samsung SPH-M540 (Rant) 1.5%
7 RIM BlackBerry 9530 series (Storm) 1.4%
8 LG VX9700 (Dare) 1.3%
9 LG Vu series (CU915, CU920) 1.3%
10 RIM BlackBerry 8100 series (Pearl, 8110, 8120, 8129) 1.2%
Source: The Nielsen Company