However, IDC confirms, the big three does not mean manufacturers are not involved fierce competition. Based on data from IDC, Nokia Corp. still controlled the global mobile phone market in the first quarter of 2010 with a share of 36.6 percent. But when examined, the share of Nokia was down from 39.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2009, or 38.4 percent in the first quarter of 2009.
In the global mobile phone market, Nokia will avoid a decline in market share is greater because it can improve cell phone sales volume amounted to 15.7 per cent per annum in the first quarter of 2010. IDC found that Nokia was able to sell 107.8 million units of mobile phones globally in the first quarter 2010.
IDC reveals, the products at Nokia's best-selling first three months of 2010, among others, models 5130, 2700, 5230, 5800, 5530, and X6. IDC predicted, a Nokia mobile phone sales volume in 2010 will rise higher, especially after Nokia released a smartphone N8 in the third quarter (July-September) in 2010. N8 is the first smartphone that uses new Symbian operating system 3.