Apple Sold More Smartphones Than Nokia Last Quarter To Become World’s Top Smartphone Vendor

News | Friday July 15 2011 10:37 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

when the iPhone first launched. The Finland based company’s complacence has been the reason of its decline, which showed in its
. The company posted losses of nearly $700 million and almost every sector witnessed a decline. With these results,
 achieved an important landmark of being the world’s top smartphone vendor.
Last quarter Nokia’s smartphone shipments went down by 34% to 16.7 million smartphone units compared to Apple ‘s 20.3 million
. What contributed to Nokia’s slowdown was its messed up smartphone strategy with no single operating system to rely on. What worked in Apple ‘s favor was the
, new carrier partnerships in various countries , the white iPhone and also delaying the
launch. The last point comes from
“evidence strongly suggests that by not releasing a new iPhone in June, Apple sold more iPhones”
Although there are a lot more Android phones out there, no single hardware manufacturer has come close to Apple ‘s shipment numbers. Apple had passed RIM’s shipments numbers in the third quarter of last year.
for Nokia thanks to its partnership with Microsoft for Windows Phone 7, which is emerging as a worthy iOS competitor, and if Nokia does this right not only would it benefit them, but the entire smartphone market.

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