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Canalys: China is now a bigger smartphone market than the US

Canalys: China is now a bigger smartphone market than the US - read the full textIt's a time of change in the smartphone world and we've seen various analysts chime in. Now Canalys released its report and it contains an interesting detail - the US is no longer the biggest smartphone market in the world, as China overtook it. During the first quarter of this year, there were...


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> In reply to Andy @ 2012-05-03 20:12 from pdcV - click to readAndy,
I believe the minimalist European design and multitudes of color that is so different than almost all other phones will catch peoples attention, especially those that are young.

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  • 2012-05-04 13:15
  • xt04

man the way i looking at your work it is too good man its realy help me get a new update related with the mobiles so kip going on ..

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  • 2012-05-04 11:47
  • PF0i

> In reply to TheMan @ 2012-05-03 17:14 from fqdc - click to readThe link u provided, is not telling that Nokia's LCD and Memory are made by Samsung. Lol.

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  • 2012-05-04 10:17
  • uvhA

i dont understand the comment about Google Play store... I have a Sony Xperia S, which I bought at a China Unicom vendor, and I have perfect access to the Google Play store, out of the box...
China loves to makes its own apps and I've gotten quite useful apps in the Play Store, which was submitted by Chinese developers.

On a side note, only in the last month have Nokia started selling their Windows Phone line up, and I'm seeing massive launches everywhere. Quite a big marketing drive.

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  • 2012-05-04 05:47
  • iXcc

It means that U.S is no longer take the lead in smarthphone market.And,yet,other asian countries such :India,Indonesia will follow.It's Asian turn to take the lead.

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  • 2012-05-04 04:49
  • XMFH

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-05-03 16:54 from mc6Y - click to readIm not trying to defend samsung simply because im not using ANY of their product,but once you said "Android is Cheap" that means your insulting the WHOLE android community,not only samsung.Because right now im using that plastic which is from japan and i simply enjoy and adore holding it in my hand.

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  • 2012-05-04 00:32
  • IWP1

> In reply to PattRaily @ 2012-05-03 22:08 from GwM1 - click to readI speak Chinese, just ask me!

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  • 2012-05-03 22:22
  • pdcV

> In reply to vanderbeek @ 2012-05-03 18:27 from Qrjy - click to readSo what?? Have you forgotten their 3000+ million of people?? WE are facing toward them not BACKWARDS!! Poor us who dont speak their language... You dreamer!

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  • 2012-05-03 22:08
  • GwM1

> In reply to Tsepz @ 2012-05-03 17:42 from fjRH - click to readAnd where pray tell are you from?

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  • 2012-05-03 22:05
  • RbXH

> In reply to vanderbeek @ 2012-05-03 18:27 from Qrjy - click to readwhy? can you speak their language?

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  • 2012-05-03 21:29
  • t7XH

Please don´t make those lame red things like that. It makes me wanna throw up. Just put more neutral pics, ok?
I´m Chinese, but I don´t think any phone is better than Lumia 800 right now, and of course the coming Lumia 900 and Lumia PureView, so do my friends as well.

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  • 2012-05-03 20:12
  • pdcV

> In reply to vanderbeek @ 2012-05-03 18:27 from Qrjy - click to readAnd because most English forums and file hosting are banned on China by the Great Firewall

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  • 2012-05-03 19:46
  • pHXH

> In reply to vanderbeek @ 2012-05-03 18:27 from Qrjy - click to readThey have their own blogs with 1 billion people to participate. They don't care about ....

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  • 2012-05-03 19:36
  • qp0Q

Despite their large number, no Chinese is active on an online forum because they can't speak English. Poor them.

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  • 2012-05-03 18:27
  • Qrjy

If the big smartphone makers don't make it anywhere here then we will see Huawei rise up. I think it will be between Sammy, Apple and Huawei if no one else can get into these markets. I think that the manufacturers may focus on the other markets as the likes of USA, Canada and Europe are all sorted I think. The money is in the developing markets now. Go Sammy anyway, Bring something sleek and good looking :) and a flaming good battery.

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  • 2012-05-03 18:02
  • MVg6

Excellent, this was bound to happen though.
I expect all the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) to show huge amounts of growth in the smartphone industry, these are emerging economies where a large amount of "the next billion" are and im pretty sure Samsung with Google Android will be the main driver of growth, the US is saturated, and im glad China has taken the top spot from them, their arrogance was getting a bit much especially in forums.

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  • 2012-05-03 17:42
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  • 2012-05-03 17:31
  • 7XcZ

> In reply to kimmy @ 2012-05-03 16:21 from 414J - click to readApple makes their phones from different sources CPU=> Samsung, LCD =>LG, Camera=>Sony, And others from Samsung and well known companies, External from Foxccon not essential parts!
While Nokia all their parts from Compal and Foxccon except LCD and Memory from Samsung.

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  • 2012-05-03 17:14
  • fqdc

> In reply to kimmy @ 2012-05-03 15:51 from 414J - click to readMate even iPhone is assembled in China and you think its of low quality?? Don't just make statements. China can make high quality products as well if the company is willing to pay more. The sad thing is the companies these days don't wanna pay more and second they want the product to degrade in time so that their new stuff will be sold. Just think about it if you all going to use a product for 10 years without buying new ones how will the companies survive??

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  • 2012-05-03 17:03
  • XjfM

> In reply to kimmy @ 2012-05-03 16:21 from 414J - click to readYes, all iPhones are Made in my country - Greater China.

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  • 2012-05-03 16:55
  • TCsx

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