IDC: Apple #4 Global Mobile Phone Brand

IDC:

Apple leapt ahead of several vendors in 3Q10 including RIM, which it surpassed by 1.7-million units, and Sony Ericsson by 3.7-million units. The company’s record shipment performance can be attributed to the introduction of the iPhone 4 in 17 new countries last quarter.

The top dogs are Nokia (110.4 million), Samsung (71.4) and LG Electronics (28.4).