Part of their success seems to have come at Apple's expense, with their share of the market actually increasing nearly as much as Apple’s declined. Of course, RIM does have the advantage of multiple types of hardware that appeal to several different groups. Apple on the other hand has a more or less one size fits all approach. Has this hurt Apple? And, if so, will it continue to be a detriment?
Another interesting note is the progress T-Mobile has been making, with the G1 coming in as the 5th most popular smartphone for the quarter. Going up against such potent competition, a number five spot is still something to be proud of.