News - Reader comments

Samsung break smartphone sales record in Q2, Reuters says

17 July, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung break smartphone sales record in Q2, Reuters says - read the full textThe official numbers aren't out just yet, but according to Reuters, Samsung might have broken the smartphone sales record in what is otherwise considered a pretty slow quarter. Reuters polled 41 analysts and, based on their estimates, claim that the Korean company shipped 50 million smartphones...

 

Sort by:

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-07-18 09:13 from dWpy - click to readKnow those numerous made-in-China iPhone clones that look EXACTLY like an iPhone? By your own logic, having an EXACT iPhone design, those phones should've been in great demand world over, right? Haven't seen that happen, though. And I wonder why. Could it be because, maybe, people do not buy a phone because it looks like an iPhone? Could it be that, perhaps, looking like an iPhone isn't a selling criterion for a phone? Could it be, perhaps, that there's more to a phone than just its iPhone-esque design that makes people want to buy it? And by the way, there's nothing similar that I can find between the design of the SGSIII and the iPhone. Still it's selling. I wonder why.

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 14:43
  • veFK

> In reply to Mr Lumiazz @ 2012-07-18 10:28 from PIW$ - click to readApple did NOT create the Retina display; LG did.

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 14:27
  • veFK

> In reply to ^_^ @ 2012-07-18 12:07 from Hw$7 - click to readof course i know that thing. i too have been to Samsung's store twice, checking S2 and Note's specs(S3 is not available yet that time). a lot of people indeed are inside the store but most of them were purely spectators, wandering around the store. might be interested with the phones....i can't tell either.

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 12:14
  • 7X2j

> In reply to Spacebar @ 2012-07-17 19:21 from 7X2j - click to readWell, people go inside a store not to just roam around, feel the air conditioning and do nothing, don't they? I mean, come on, what do you expect from the people who go there? People go inside a store to see what's the hype is all about. And a store with lots of people inside is beter than nothing at all.

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 12:07
  • Hw$7

> In reply to ^_^ @ 2012-07-17 13:30 from Hw$7 - click to readAmen to that, bro! be part of something big is the best! I think Samsung is only getting big and bigger...

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 11:46
  • v}7V

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-07-18 05:42 from t@eX - click to readatleast million people buy & use it. can you sell a gadget like that huh?? loser

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 11:40
  • XMiu

> In reply to nick @ 2012-07-17 20:33 from t}3@ - click to readFan boy

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 11:14
  • v0qM

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-07-18 09:13 from dWpy - click to readYup samsung copied apple's design nly in galaxy s but samsung r selling more because of open source OS, android unlike ur jailed iphone which cant share files wid everyone n other reason is its benchmark powers which outperforms every high end device... Its cpu/gpu r really strong than ur crapple n others n S2, note n S3 looks much different than iphones nw dont say S3's design is inspired by iphone coz its way different n way beautiful than ur itoy... Even now apple copied samsung galaxy s by making the display of upcoming iphone to 4" but still samsung is not sueing ur shitty company coz they wanna gain respect from people unlike apple who already sue every company n have no respect from public... iHATE apple...

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 10:54
  • t}0t

For the past 5 years, we have seen a lot of new technologies created by these smartphones superpowers companies like Apple and Samsung. Technologies like retina display, smart eye, smart errrr.....etc. And all the negatives comments about iPhones, windows phone and even the mighty Samsung Galaxy S3, I really have a lot of respect for Apple. I'm not an Apple fanboy, don't get me wrong. We can see that Apple only produce smartphone once every 1-2 years. From the original iPhone till the 4S, they only have 5 smartphones models where as the others like Nokia, Samsung, Sony etc have a lot of models. And yet, Apple manage to produce a top high end smartphones. Its not the most affordable smartphones but the experience and design is top notch. Maybe its true that it is currently behind Samsung and Sony (in some area)but still the iPhone set the bench mark for all the others. This is why a lot of people out there want to gives a hard time against Apple. They been quite for a while now, with a lot of rumors and leaked photos of their next iPhones (which personally think that it will set a new bench mark for others to follow), I think they will surprised even those haters out there.

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 10:28
  • PIW$

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-07-18 09:13 from dWpy - click to readHence the reason why you are Annoymous. Every other company in the world is a copy of each other. Apple copies too. There is only SO much you can do to a smartphone...

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 10:13
  • vxD1

Don't forgot, please take note that:

http://www.examiner.com/articl...samsung-wins

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 09:36
  • 25GS

Congrats Samsung for your best job - ripping Nokia & Apple's iPhone4S down.....
Thanks a lot for unvieling the recent, best seller and the best in the world's superphone - Samsung Galaxy S3!

Hope you'll do it again with Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to compete with iPhone5....

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 09:32
  • 25GS

> In reply to Travis Toppin @ 2012-07-18 05:53 from 8yUN - click to readHard battle you said...........Samsung has only copy the design from Apple and get succes thanks to Apple.

Wihout copy the design from Apple no succes for Samsung.

Samsun the biggest copy cat in the world!!!!!!

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 09:13
  • dWpy

Samsung undoubtedly makes best phones but they must consider investing in the design department. Otherwise Brands like Sony are very likely to snatch it's share. Even Xperia U looks better than Samsung's flagship model GS3. Wake up Samsung. Or it won't continue for too long

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 07:25
  • u4jj

Let's market a dumbed-down version of our flagship phone in certain countries, but sell it with the same name. Nice way to treat your loyal customers, Samsung.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?f...6VB4t0QmuE#!

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 07:10
  • veFK

> In reply to big eFlop!! @ 2012-07-18 06:09 from 6q56 - click to readNo, True Loyal Nokia supporters are with Elop.
Windows phone is selling well and Elop is showing
his experience by saying no to quad-lags.
Samsung just has these news articles out of fear all
the time.

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 07:10
  • PZUg

Nokia do it,what S.Elop want and...destroy,dead!!. ;(

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 06:09
  • 6q56

Congrats Samsung it was a hard battle getting in the Android game and it seems to me like you've won and even though i might,don't or not sure if in the future that i can own a Samsung in my country because it is so DAMN!!! expensive in my country i still say i Wish you well.

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 05:53
  • 8yUN

> In reply to erin @ 2012-07-17 19:15 from HHHH - click to readsorry to say but the SIII is damn ugly

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 05:42
  • t@eX

Good work Samsung and great product SGS3 (and S2) ...

Yes Samsung produces may different phone, but why does enveryone always say "why do they alwasy compare all of Sansumg to 4S ..." ... well for started Apple still sells the 3GS, 4 and 4S ... 3 Phones ... and after a recent trip to the US there are a LOT of 3GS still being bought by people to jump on the iPhone train (rather than having something half decent for 2012) ... so

  • Reply
  • 2012-07-18 05:01
  • Pxap

Note: Sponsored advertising links are in green.