Apple Is The World’s Largest Handset VendorApril 22, 2011 5:46 am
We spotted thi statistic today:
With big iPhone sales during the quarter, Apple passed mobile giant Nokia in revenue, making it the world’s largest handset vendor based on that metric, according to Boston-based Strategy Analytics.
“We estimate Apple’s wholesale revenues for its iPhone handset division stood at $11.9 billion in the first quarter of 2011,” said Strategy Analytics’ Senior Analyst Alex Spektor in a statement, referring to U.S. dollars. “Apple overtook Nokia for the first time, which recorded a lower $9.4 billion of wholesale handset revenues.”
Statistics Source: CNet