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According to the recent Canalys Smartphone Analysis, the smart phone market continues to increase as a proportion of the overall mobile phone market in the US.

Despite a drop in market growth to 6% in Q3 2009, down from 37% in Q2 2009, smart phones represented 26% of all mobile phones shipped in Q3 2009. This is up from 24% in Q2 2009 and will continue to rise in coming quarters.

The top two smart phone vendors increased their combined market share in Q3 to 76.3%. Research in Motion (RIM) held 48.1% while Apple held 28.2%.

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Acer is to announce its entrance into the mobile phone market with the launch of at least one smartphone at next month’s Mobile World Congress expo in Barcelona.
The company confirmed the move through press invitation that announced a "smartphones launch" – suggesting there could be more than one device released.

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