It was inevitable, Apple has lead Nokia in smartphone sales and become the Worlds Leading Smartphone vendor, This was stated by Financial Times. Nokia shipments dropped by 34% percent to 17.6 million units whereas 20.3 million units shipped by Apple in the second quarter.

Apple has  climbed ranks of top smartphone vendors, it passed Research in Motion last year and now Nokia. Apple now has strong competition from Android. With Samsung and HTC sporting Androids in their units. Yet they remain half of the shipments made by apple.

Source: MacRumours