Gartner: Motorola grows handset share in 2Q

Gartner Group says Motorola continued to push into Nokia's share of the mobile-phone market, increasing its market share in the second quarter to 22 percent in the second quarter. While Nokia kept the top spot with a 33.6-percent share of the market in the quarter, Motorola is increasing its share quickly. It gained more than 4 percent of the market to claim a 21.9-percent share, compared with 17.7 percent in 2005. The manufacturer sold 50.2 million handsets globally during the quarter, compared with the 77.1 million that Nokia shipped.

For more about Motorola's market-share gain:
- check out this article from The Register