Apple iPhone takes 20%+ smartphone market share in Finland, home of Nokia

Invisible Shield for Apple iPhone 4!“Apple now has over 20% of the Finnish smartphone market. The numbers were disclosed on Sunday by Finnish carrier TeliaSonera, and published by YLE, the Finnish Broadcasting Company,” Steven Sande reports for TUAW.

“Although the content of the Google-translated YLE post is subject to interpretation, the gist appears to be that worldwide cell phone market leader Nokia (with about a 33% share of the total world market) is losing share more quickly in the smartphone sector,” Sande reports. “The iPhone is the current culprit, although Android-based systems are having a impact on Nokia’s bottom line as well.”

Sande reports, “The sales pressure from Apple on Nokia’s home turf might explain the run of patent infringement lawsuits from Nokia during the last six months.”

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]


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