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Apple Passes Nokia to become World’s Largest Smartphone Maker

Apple bursts past Nokia to become world’s largest smartphone maker, reports, Josh Ong writing on AppleInsider.

“Just four years after releasing the iPhone, Apple has managed to pass Nokia and fend off a challenge from Samsung in the second quarter on its way to a new milestone as the world’s No. 1 smartphone maker in terms of volume.

Strategy Analytics published its second quarter findings early Friday, declaring Apple the leader of the smartphone market with 18 percent market share. Global smartphone shipments grew 76 percent annually to reach 110 million units in the June quarter, the firm said.

Apple became the world’s largest phone vendor in terms of revenue in the first quarter of this year, but this marks the first time that the iPhone maker has taken the top spot for units shipped.”

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