The Five Highest Selling Phones of 2010

The International Data Corporation (IDC), which is a market research organization, has recently organized the top five selling mobile phones for the first quarter of year.

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As expected, the first position has been taken by Nokia, proving that it is still the top leader in the mobile phone market. Next two positions have been occupied by Samsung and LG, while RIM, the makers of Blackberry, has replaced Motorola to come together with Sony Ericsson in the fourth position. Surprisingly, Motorola and the Apple iPhone did not make it to the list.

Earlier last year, Motorola held the number two position and by the end of last year, it had come on five but is now out of the list. RIM has entered into the top five due to the increasing demand for its Blackberry in the global market. RIM has shipped about 10.6 million units of mobile phones in the first quarter of the year.

However, the much popular iPhone from Apple didn’t make the list, although it is officially recognized as the highest selling phone in  U.S with 8.8 million units sold in first quarter of 2010 as compared to Motorola which sold 8.5 million units. Moreover, there was no sign of Google’s Nexus One which was so hyped about in the last quarter of 2009.

Figures show that the overall global phone market has grown 21.7 per cent in first quarter of 2010, showing good signs for the phone market for the rest of the year, as compared to the market reduction in first quarter of 2009. The smartphone has been held responsible for the increase in the market growth.

According to reports, a total of 294.9 million units of mobile phones were shipped in the first quarter of 2010 as compared to 242.4 million units that were sold in first quarter of 2009.

Nowadays, there is a great change in thoughts of business owners. Well, business credit cards are the only reason. Actually business credit card has replaced the old method of small business lending, since the previous method didn’t satisfied people enough. Everyone is interested in business or credit cards to provide them financial support. One of the reasons that cause this sudden change is availability of business credit card, provided, you are making all your payments regularly and your credit score is adequate. It is a fact that availability of a business credit card becomes much easier if you are applicant of same company where you also have a personal account.

Three Things You Should Focus on:

Before selection of credit card, three things should be focused.

1. Interest rates Policies:

One of the most important facts is to compare the interest rate policies offered by different sources. You should make a lot of effort to choose the most appropriate option.

2. Annual fees:

Mostly customers with good credit are charged an annual fee and also given some rewards. Before taking any decision, you should do a proper research on this factor.

3. Rewards Offered By Issuing Companies:

Most of the business cards offer some exciting rewards. Every issuing company has its own schedules for rewarding and they are quite helpful for their customers. So you should also pay attention to this factor while taking any decision.

Credit Card Accountability Responsibility & Disclosure Act:

At the end, there is something good in addition for all those having personal credit cards. If all your financial records are up to the mark, you will be very glad to listen about the new law called Credit Card Accountability Responsibility & Disclosure Act which is passed this month. This law will provide a lot of security and protection to all consumers by discouraging all deceptive practices by credit-card issuers and unfair fees charged on the cards. This law is only applicable on personal credit cards and not business credit cards.