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Apple finally surpasses Nokia as top smartphone vendor

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 21 Jul 2011 15:10 User comments (3)

Apple finally surpasses Nokia as top smartphone vendor Thanks to Nokia's latest earnings report we now know that Apple has become the largest smartphone seller in the world, surpassing Nokia.
The Finnish company said it shipped 16.7 million smartphones last quarter, down 34 percent year-over-year.

Apple recently just announced a record 20.3 million iPhone sales, up 142 percent year-over-year.

Additionally, Apple is making much more money per phone, with revenue of $13.3 billion compared to Nokia's $3.4 billion.

A chart via Splatf:

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3 user comments

123.7.2011 8:46

bet u nokia did not c that commin from apple bak in '06!

223.7.2011 11:41

Nokia will come back, Apple is only running on a fad, it'll only last for so long, after all there's only so much stuff apple can do and I couldn't see them doing much more.

325.7.2011 3:10

Maybe to Nokia, but not to Samsung Android Smartphones:

http://www.redmondpie.com/samsung-android-phones-may-have-surpassed-apples-iphone-in-smartphone-sales-report/


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