Apple has beaten world’s largest mobile phone maker Nokia in the smartphones category, an area the Finnish company had been losing ground to the US tech giant since the iPhone hit the market, as per the April-June quarter results filed by the two companies.
Nokia, which filed its second quarter results today, sold 16.7 million smartphones worldwide, while Apple’s third quarter numbers reveal that it sold 20.34 million units, across the globe.
Apple came up with its June quarter results on Tuesday.
During the June quarter, Nokia saw the erosion of its smartphone sales, which dipped 34 per cent compared to 25.2 million units sold by the company in the same quarter of 2010. [Read more...]