The 5 Top Selling Smartphones

This is the Year of the Smartphone.

Headlined by the global phenomenon that is the iPhone 3G, the growth in smartphones-in terms of the number of units and the proliferation of brands and styles--has been one the key trends in the wireless world this year.

ComScore M:Metrics has released its July figures for smartphone growth, and while some of the numbers are unsurprising--AT&T Mobility is the top carrier in terms of smartphone growth, largely bolstered by sales of the iPhone 3G--the snapshot provides a look into a fast-growing market. Here of some of measures in terms of year-on-year growth for the carriers and the smartphones they sold:

*Numebers are U.S. market only and reflect the three-month average ending in July. - Chart corrected

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