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Android and Samsung build on their market shares in Q3 2012

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Android and Samsung build on their market shares in Q3 2012 - read the full textAndroid's market share increased significantly during the third quarter of 2012, with the Google OS powering 72.4% of all smartphones sold in the three months' period. Apple's iOS came a very distant second with a market share of 13.9%. This is an impressive accomplishment for Google's...


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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-15 01:09 from thtJ - click to readyes man...and its incredible but symbian win again for more than 3000 units over winsucks. But even that nokia KILL symbian. you know? sooooo many months ago i think NOKIA will be the next ENRON... the money its is in someware who? pocket...

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  • 2012-11-15 03:43
  • PdmU

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-15 03:00 from HHHH - click to readNah! Impossible....
Apple is the sucks manufacture in this world.

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  • 2012-11-15 03:09
  • Kxyn

android has many user cuz it's more cheaper than iOS...
apple should make a cheaper one....

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  • 2012-11-15 03:00
  • HHHH

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-15 02:29 from 4$ve - click to readI think its more to do with the fact that samsung are finally realising that you need more than just good specs. You need good specs PLUS good build quality + good software and OS plus quick releases of firmware updates plus good support.

They have nailed all this with the Note 2 and to a lesser extent the SGS3 and it shows in the sales.

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  • 2012-11-15 02:53
  • vuAv

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-15 01:18 from vuAv - click to readYeah, the message is clear. If you're not Samsung (or a Chinese OEM) then you're not going to make much money from Android. Samsung is cannibalizing the other Android OEMs. Samsung's growth matches up eerily well with the decline of the other majority Android makers.

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  • 2012-11-15 02:29
  • 4$ve

That is a big win for Android and Samsung.

The message to programmers is clear.... GET ON BOARD!

I am expecting the android tablet app market to boom with the new nexus 10 and other android tablets.

Apple will keep going strong but it might not be such good news for HTC, motorola, RIM and Nokia.

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  • 2012-11-15 01:18
  • vuAv

poor nokia...
damn you elop!

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  • 2012-11-15 01:09
  • thtJ

> In reply to Meego Takeover @ 2012-11-14 22:03 from jxxN - click to readdid you saw that you are the only poor guy here trolling for the poor jolla and poor meego withy bad graphics at first! lol! go dream! meego even never reached with huge nokia 1% so how with bad uknown jolla crap!

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  • 2012-11-14 22:59
  • MDVw

Man! What does IDC and Gartner against SONYY? SONY is forgotten in the list again!!
Theyy sold 8.8 million phoness. More than Nokia and HTC.

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  • 2012-11-14 22:36
  • 3$P$

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-14 20:18 from IVWX - click to readYou are completely off. Manufacturers only release a few wp8 phones to test the market for windows phones, excluding nokia.

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  • 2012-11-14 22:29
  • xx1m

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-14 20:18 from IVWX - click to readTotally agree. Samsung has taken away potential profits for other Manufacturers in Android and most likely will be a bad thing for Android in the long run.

Hopefully Android survives for the ones that like it as we need more choice and it shall soon be shown. November 21-22

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  • 2012-11-14 22:03
  • jxxN

Hmm, Sony seems in vacation, unfortunately. Hope they'll have a better sales next year.

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  • 2012-11-14 21:48
  • nYun

Bada is bigger than Microsoft what a joke!

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  • 2012-11-14 21:37
  • pK5y

This report is definitely incomplete, as Sony Mobile reported sales of 8.8m units in 3Q12. So it should be up there in front of HTC.

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  • 2012-11-14 21:00
  • LeG7

Whats that Windows phone 8? I cant hear you over Android and iOS. AHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

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  • 2012-11-14 20:55
  • 3G@4

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-14 20:33 from Rn6R - click to readThis is all phones, not just "smartphones"

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  • 2012-11-14 20:42
  • nEfs

> In reply to trinkner @ 2012-11-14 19:35 from RbqC - click to readMeego,Series 40 and dumbfones still sell in their millions for Nokia in emerging markets.

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  • 2012-11-14 20:38
  • nEED

How is it possible that Nokia makes billions by selling their phones and they are losing money? I mean if HTC or LG or any other company would sell as many phones as Nokia they would make lots of prophit. So why is Nokia losing money when they sell so much phones with a good prophit?

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  • 2012-11-14 20:37
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