∞ Apple's iPhone tops customer satisfaction list, RIM is last

For the fifth consecutive time, Apple’s iPhone has topped J.D. Power and Associates list of smartphone customer satisfaction.

[ad#Google Adsense 300×250 in story]First reported by 9to5mac.com, the survey ranks smartphone manufacturers out of a possible score of 1,000. Apple came in with a score of 795 with the survey noting that “performs particularly well in ease of operation, operating system, features and physical design.”

Motorola came in second place with a score of 763 and HTC in third with 762. Rounding out the list are Palm (736), Nokia (734), and Samsung (734).

Coming in dead last is RIM’s BlackBerry with a score of 732.

Other findings in the study include two-thirds of owners saying they downloaded games and social networking applications; 54 percent have downloaded travel apps; and 53 percent have downloaded entertainment apps.