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
RANKDeviceEmbedded Base of
All Subscribers
1Apple 3G iPhone 4.0%4.0%
2RIM BlackBerry 8300 Series (Curve, 8310, 8320, 8330, 8350i)3.7%
3Motorola RAZR V3 series (V3, V3c, V3m, V3i, V3i DG, V3)2.3%
4LG VX9100 (enV2)2.1%
5LG Voyager1.7%
6Samsung SPH-M540 (Rant)1.5%
7RIM BlackBerry 9530 series (Storm)1.4%
8LG VX9700 (Dare)1.3%
9LG Vu series (CU915, CU920)1.3%
10RIM BlackBerry 8100 series (Pearl, 8110, 8120, 8129)1.2%
Source: The Nielsen Company