Research In Motion still ranks first in Canada with over 40 percent of the smartphone market

Roughly one-third of Canadians own smartphones, but what types of smartphones?

ComScore has launched its Mobile Measurement in Canada report, which provides insights into Canadian consumers' mobile behaviours and device usage. Its result show that Waterloo-based Research in Motion still holds a strong grip on the market here, claiming 42 percent of the market with its broad spectrum of BlackBerry products.

However, since Apple's launch of the iPhone back in 2007, RIM has lost market share to Steve Job's company, whose iOS platform now holds just over 30 percent of the Canadian smartphone market.

Google ranks third with 12 percent, Symbian with 6 percent, and Microsoft with 5 percent.

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry solution in 1999. Since then, BlackBerry products and services have continued to change the way millions of people around the world stay connected. With the launch of BlackBerry 10, we have re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry. Not only... more

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Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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