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The Top Selling Smartphone of all time

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The Top Selling Smartphone of all time
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If you were asked to name the top-selling smartphone of all time, let me guess…perhaps you would mention an iPhone model or perhaps a Samsung Galaxy model. Or perhaps you wouldn’t. But if you mentioned either, you would be wrong.

The Top Selling Smartphone of all time

Top Selling smartphone: Nokia 6600

The top selling smartphone of all time belongs to an older generation. Nokia 6600 is a 2003 smartphone running Series 60 2nd Edition (in other words, Symbian OS). It had a distinctive physical design that stood it out from the crowd, but it was also the most advanced product ever launched by Nokia at the time. Have a look.

Nokia 6600 top selling smartphone
Nokia 6600 holds the title of the top selling smartphone ever

Can’t Touch This!

The Nokia 6600 sold 150 million units in its lifetime, and is number 6 on the list of top 10 best selling mobile phones ever. All the other phones on that list are feature phones. No other smartphone has made it there till date. Production of the 6600 was stopped in 2007. I featured the Nokia 6600 in a YouTube video of old Nokia phones.

Top Selling Mobile Phones

  1. Nokia 1100
  2. Nokia 3210
  3. Nokia 1200
  4. Nokia 6600 – the only smartphone on the list
  5. Nokia 5230
  6. Samsung E1100
  7. Nokia 2600
  8. Motorola RAZR V3
  9. Nokia 1600
  10. Nokia 3310

For perspective, the top selling iPhone model is the iPhone 5 with 70 million units sold, and the bestselling Samsung smartphone is the Galaxy S4 with 80 million units sold. In other words, no smartphone made in recent times has even come close to threatening the Nokia 6600’s position.

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By Mister Mobility

Founder, MobilityArena. Way back from the days of EPOC, Symbian, Palm, PocketPC/Windows Mobile, BlackBerry/BB10, webOS, Windows Phone, Firefox, Ubuntu Touch, to Android, iOS, and KaiOS operating systems, I have owned a few hundred smartphones and tablets, and counting.

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