According to results from IDC’s latest report – Apple has now surged forward to claim the spot of the world’s 3rd largest mobile phone manufacturer. The Cupertino company increased its market share by 128.4% when compared to its Q4 results back in 2010. Talk about a growth spurt! Apple is reported to now own 8.7% of the Market Share, putting it in 3rd place behind Nokia (26.6%) and Samsung (22.8%). Apple is going to need to sell a lot more phones if it wants to hit first place, but at the rate people are gobbling up their iPhones it looks like it’s not going to be a problem. Who’s planning on picking up an iPhone this year?