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iPhone accounts for more than half of Verizon smartphone sales

25 January, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
iPhone accounts for more than half of Verizon smartphone sales - read the full textVerizon had already announced that they sold 4.2 million iPhones in the fourth quarter, last year. Now, however, we also know how many total smartphones Verizon sold in that particular quarter and the numbers are heavily skewed in the iPhone's favor. Verzion actually sold 7.2 million...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-26 00:22 from p77u - click to readAn open OS to allow more third party things and less limitations for a start.

He/she can actually bluetooth a file to their friends.

Not making an Apple I.D

Not pay a premium for a phone arguably worse(depends on the phone user)

This list could go on


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  • 2012-01-26 14:17
  • mqMr

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-25 23:38 from 31Si - click to readnonsense comment

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  • 2012-01-26 10:47
  • Kg}y

> In reply to Tim @ 2012-01-26 02:57 from iiHX - click to readyeah except verizon doesn't offer the 3gs

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  • 2012-01-26 06:01
  • R19U

> In reply to Tim @ 2012-01-26 02:57 from iiHX - click to readThere is big difference between iPhone 3GS vs Galaxy S or Galaxy Y because 3GS is upto date interms of software.

and it performs very smooth and same with ipod touch 3rd generation which released same year.
Both run latest apps and why go for iphone 4 or 4S unless u are little bit rich or geek about configuration.
For average user 3GS serves pretty well.

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  • 2012-01-26 03:51
  • ut3x

Don't forget the "iPhone" equals the iPhone 3gs, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. 3 handsets. How about a breakdown on these - I am sure you will find the 3GS is a big seller for those poor people expecting some sort of social status...

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  • 2012-01-26 02:57
  • iiHX

> In reply to THE FREAKY @ 2012-01-25 17:47 from Q}3J - click to readSo what you have missed with iPhone? Would be interesting to hear

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  • 2012-01-26 00:22
  • p77u

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-25 12:49 from nCi5 - click to read"LOL big words, I'm Android user myself I own galaxy s2 and to be honest even galaxy s2 with all those powerful chip Exynos, Mali 400 GPU still laggy in the games! Even galaxy nexus with outdated hardware when it comes to the games still better than sgs2. IPhone still the smoothest touch phone in the world maybe is lacking some staff that Android has it but still the best."

It's true. It's not all about Mhz. Android is not optimized as good as iOS and WP7. The software matters alot. Having less models is better for developers to optimize their apps and fix bugs. Check out Asphalt 6 game for Android then look at the same game iPhone 4S or iPad 2, it's like night and day.

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  • 2012-01-26 00:19
  • 4cSy

> In reply to Duel @ 2012-01-25 10:02 from p772 - click to readYeah, but what counts is OS not how many handsets run that OS... Would you consider Windows (for PC) a failure, because it runs on many different computers?

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  • 2012-01-25 23:38
  • 31Si

> In reply to THE FREAKY @ 2012-01-25 17:47 from Q}3J - click to readI was looking at an SGS 2, a bit laggy but ok against the iPhone, then I plugged some headphones in and tried to crank up the music...

...game over, the iPhone is so much better it's not funny.

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  • 2012-01-25 23:05
  • v}7@

Dropped calls and slow broadband have everything to do with the provider, not the phone ;-)

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  • 2012-01-25 22:39
  • 4dHF

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-25 16:08 from tRgc - click to readUsed the same sim in a Nokia, on the same network, from the same location, phone calls are superb even with a weak signal.

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  • 2012-01-25 21:31
  • vasY

You wanna talk about fashion with substance and worth for a smartphone guys? Wait for Nokia Lumia 900. That's iOS and android put together. I guarantee you. ALL.

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  • 2012-01-25 20:27
  • FMY8

would be nice to know statistics of unlocked phones sales, just there is nothing much to talk about with people who lease even phone :D

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  • 2012-01-25 19:27
  • mInf

i've owned both iphones and galaxies and i can tell you personally, i can't believe how much better s2x and nexus are over the iphones. didn't realize what i was missing until i tried android. i can say that the iphone is definitely more appealling to physically handle and to look at. os is simple and it's a gorgeous phone and i can understand why it's so popular.

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  • 2012-01-25 17:47
  • Q}3J

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-25 13:36 from X3kG - click to readYou will have to decide if the problem come from the phone or the service provider. chances is, its from the provider. All mobile phone may and will drop call.

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  • 2012-01-25 16:08
  • tRgc

> In reply to hi @ 2012-01-25 13:14 from Lh@5 - click to readtry 3g in uk they r cheap and best..

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  • 2012-01-25 15:39
  • P$uD

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-25 13:36 from X3kG - click to readI went to Africa 7 month business trip I used to make overseas call from my iPhone 4 the voice very clear no drops call at all.

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  • 2012-01-25 14:49
  • nCi5

> In reply to [deleted post]Cause you don't know how to use it.

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  • 2012-01-25 14:44
  • nCi5

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-25 12:55 from Qxpm - click to readIt is frustrating when calls disconnects and audio drops off, I've experienced it myself and when friends call me on their Iphones. If a mobile can't perform its primary function reliably, its useless, I don't care how popular it is.

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  • 2012-01-25 13:36
  • X3kG

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