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Nielsen: Apple Ranks as Top Smartphone Manufacturer of 2011

Nielsen: Apple Ranks as Top Smartphone Manufacturer of 2011

Global information company Nielsen has released their year-end stats for 2011, revealing the year’s most popular online destinations, smartphones, and more.

According to the data, Apple remains the world’s top smartphone manufacturer in terms of popularity and number of devices sold, while Android remains the top mobile OS.

Meanwhile, Apple also made Nielsen’s top ten most visited online destinations, coming in at number nine, behind Google and Facebook, and just barely behind Wikipedia. Yup – Apple got nearly as many hits in 2011 as Wikipedia. Pretty amazing.

Nielsen also noted the top social media sites, with Facebook topping the list, as well as the top online video sites, with YouTube coming in head and shoulders above the rest.

You can check out the full data and report over at the Nielsen Blog.

  1. Jeff Mosawy says:

    Great! Apple must be the top smartphone! Thanks for this.

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