Nokia No Longer In Top 5 SmartPhone Manufacturers

| October 27, 2012 | 175 Replies

It was less than a year ago that Samsung outsold Nokia and became the world’s largest MOBILE PHONE (Not only smartphone) manufacturer; after which Nokia slowly started sliding further and further down the line. as of this week Nokia are no longer part of the top 5 Smartphone manufacturers (but are still 2nd place to Samsung in total phone sales). Ironically Nokia was replaced in the top 5 by the only other Smartphone company who is possibly in as bad a position as they are, RIM.

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Analysts pin Nokia’s loss on the rise of ZTE and Huawei which have both been eating into their share of the Chinese market. As of this quarter the top 5 are:

  1. Samsung
  2. Apple
  3. RIM
  4. ZTE
  5. HTC

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Thanks for the tip Kan

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