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Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK  - read the full textFor a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current smartphone flagship is not even second. The iPhone 5 is...

 

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Samsung Galaxy S3 is the best smartphone 2012. Apple need wake up urgently!!

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  • 2012-12-04 16:39
  • SvuH

Its funny how people can really argue over apple and android. U should be more worried about your battery giving up on you before the day runs out than anything else. My advice,don't get too attached to phone features instead consider battery before purchase, get ur self a ps3 if your into gaming. Long live play long live sony

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  • 2012-12-04 16:32
  • fuNc

you really think people buy SGS III for its big screen... then u know nothing about phones.... iphone 5 lags a lot in features n if u have read earlier news about samsung making an 8 core chip apple doesnt even have quad core ... the biggest problem of iphone is that it is not user friendly, u cannot customize ur home screen whereas android phones have the best of customization n user interface.... only a long screen wont just get iphone to rank 1... pplz u better get ur facts cleared

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  • 2012-12-04 16:15
  • veF5

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 15:03 from v0qu - click to readIt doesn't need to be with its ppi, dummy. :)

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  • 2012-12-04 15:33
  • dSKn

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 14:59 from v0qu - click to readLOL, you know nothing. A few features missing is good marketing. I see S Voice is only available for the SGS 3, google voice is only available for 4.1.

Fandroid hypocrites :)))

At least apps and games for iOS 6 will work for the 3GS, how's the updates for the Sgs1 coming along, ROFL.

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  • 2012-12-04 15:32
  • dSKn

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 12:37 from dSKn - click to readLol even iphone 5 is not 720p

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  • 2012-12-04 15:03
  • v0qu

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 14:44 from dSKn - click to readIphone 5s will be a dud if all it can offer is another row of icons :))

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  • 2012-12-04 15:00
  • v0qu

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 14:54 from uuj{ - click to readYep. Ios updates for older iphones were just for the sake of having updates even if those major features were left out. So applefanboys can brag about their iphones not being abandoned but in reality, those so called updates just means a higher os version number. Haha

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  • 2012-12-04 14:59
  • v0qu

> In reply to Chamamen @ 2012-12-04 11:05 from Mqx$ - click to readDude apple never gives full iOS features to its previous iPhone users... i mean what is iOS 5 for iPhone 4 without siri? iOS6 for iPhone4 dosent even had panorama feature..

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  • 2012-12-04 14:54
  • uuj{

> In reply to droopy @ 2012-12-04 13:59 from KjZa - click to readGalaxy s4 will be a dud, if all it can offer is more cores and a bigger screen.

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  • 2012-12-04 14:44
  • dSKn

> In reply to fidu didu @ 2012-12-04 05:36 from sy0Y - click to readExactly. The comparison is not fair. The newer phone should be a hotter selling device. Go away with your messed up logic.

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  • 2012-12-04 14:38
  • Ps}}

waiting for galaxy s4.legendary phone

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  • 2012-12-04 14:35
  • KIGk

> In reply to Techmaster @ 2012-12-04 12:30 from terR - click to readThen you can still stick to a BB which is pretty much unique now.

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  • 2012-12-04 14:06
  • IWQt

Woww. Just wait January new release of Samsung Galaxy S4 !!! which has 8 (eight) cores, 13 megapixel camerca, hd screen, and latest android. This is 3 times better than latest iphone5. Iphone is dead now :)

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  • 2012-12-04 13:59
  • KjZa

> In reply to Techmaster @ 2012-12-04 12:30 from terR - click to readI don't mind if the device i have is "too common" as it means a bigger user base and more forums to look through should you get a problem, it also means that when the device is no longer supported officially the guys over at xda are likely to have a library of custom roms to choose from, they have ics and jb roms for the i9000 original galaxy s which was never supported officially beyond gb 2.3.6. Anyway no 2 devices are identical as people will load different apps and customisations, it's just the hardware that's the same.

Also i agree with an earlier poster that you see a lot of iphone 4/4s (hard to tell which at a distance) but not the 5, maybe, in England at least, people aren't blindly buying the new iPhone just because it's an iPhone maybe thinking about their needs or if there are better options whether it be an older model iPhone or an Android or wp or even a bb.

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  • 2012-12-04 13:25
  • 39x{

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 10:45 from 3iJC - click to readReal HD is subjective. 720p is not what we call HD these days. 1080p is what we call full HD. The sgs3 screen has been compared to the iPhone 5s by many reviews and they were mostly agreeing that they were both good.
Of course the colours on retina are more natural, but the AMOLED screen has more vivid colours.

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  • 2012-12-04 12:37
  • dSKn

> In reply to Techmaster @ 2012-12-04 12:30 from terR - click to readi dont care if i am not unique as long as my phone rocks and i love it.

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  • 2012-12-04 12:33
  • vxti

People, people.....
Can't your'll see... these phones mentioned above and described as 'best selling' also means 'becoming too common' and i don't think being common is unique

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  • 2012-12-04 12:30
  • terR

My bawz also owns a S3 and I couldn't admire it more

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  • 2012-12-04 12:30
  • Mvfc

> In reply to smiley @ 2012-12-04 11:48 from t7T{ - click to readJust how many more features does the SGS3 give over the iPhone 5? File system, Bluetooth transfer and USB storage are part of the same different open ended OS. NFC is still fringe tech for now, bigger screen is a matter of opinion and quad core is dependent on the OS. Qualcomm even said that smartphones run fine on dual.

The only thing I miss are niche features like FM radio and USB, but I have a 128gb flash drive for file transfers that just plugs in.

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  • 2012-12-04 12:30
  • dSKn

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