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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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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 12:20 from PF5p - click to readare you telling me that iphone is the ferrari? lol - this site is better than any circus.

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  • 2012-12-04 12:26
  • P48$

When ppl say iphone is overpriced and less of features. Then why ppl still buy a ferrari over toyota when toyota has more features than ferrari?

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  • 2012-12-04 12:20
  • PF5p

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 11:31 from MVg6 - click to readQuite right. I per ordered and it took 2 weeks to get my iPhone 5

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  • 2012-12-04 12:15
  • dSKn

Samsung go go!!! U has made asian proud

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  • 2012-12-04 12:14
  • PF5p

Well the results are based on pre-orders too, so the excuse that the iphone 5 is out of stock is nonsense.

The Nexus 4 was sold out in less than 30 mins and yet ranks 5th. So based on if there was enough stock for a few hours worth of pre-ordering then it would rank 1st? Is that better common sense? (I'm kidding.)

I'm thinking better specced phones, cheaper prices, a lack of real innovation and possibly a longer than 24m wait for the iphone 5 (from the iphone 4) are factors why people have turned away from the iphone 5.

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  • 2012-12-04 12:13
  • Tp{i

and iphone will never be number one again in uk what with the price they are selling. soon, the us will be next.

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  • 2012-12-04 12:09
  • t7Xi

I see that the name of Apple is greater than the product itself, because the product is always lacks features compared with competing products.

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  • 2012-12-04 11:51
  • 3iRg

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 11:31 from MVg6 - click to readNo. It's because UK actually has brains. It's like this, just an example: android and samsung will give you 100 things for 50 dollars. Apple will only give 50 things for 200 dollars. That's crazy. All iPhones are not worth it and is overpriced.

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  • 2012-12-04 11:48
  • t7T{

Reason why is iphone 5 been out of stock in the Uk for a while. So no wonder its not sold as many, no one has been able to get hold of one for a while all out of stock.

common sense guys.

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  • 2012-12-04 11:31
  • MVg6

> In reply to Lozboi2 @ 2012-12-04 10:46 from JaBH - click to readyou should have go for s3. The bigger screen and higher resolution really make watching HD movie on it so much more enjoyable. Reading ebook on it also very convenience. Opening big (10 MB plus) doc files is smooth. NFC is also a big help to me. I can always check if the MRT charges is correct since i can see all my travelling history with my cards. Oh ya i can take photos simultaneously while recording video. This is particularly useful during occasions like bday celebration. Im really happy with my s3 thus far except for battery life which can only last me like 10 hours of usage since i am quite a heavy user.

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  • 2012-12-04 11:21
  • u{Es

apple would have never done any thing great if subsidies were not implied

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  • 2012-12-04 11:16
  • uveJ

S3 is lousy. I prefer Note 2.

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  • 2012-12-04 11:12
  • IaHY

Apple are so used to suing instead of innovating that even their own products can't compete with themselves. Tech fail; patenting win :(

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  • 2012-12-04 11:09
  • miZ0

> In reply to hnh852003 @ 2012-12-04 10:25 from tsJj - click to readWhat??! Get your facts right first mate! Galaxy S didn't get more updates but tell me an android flagship from that same time that right now is still updated? None. Even Nexus family has an ending sometime, for example Galaxy Nexus One (2.2) and Nexus S (4.0) doesn't have the 4.1...only the Galaxy Nexus (2011) get if you tell me that until SII samsung was very bad on updating their phones, I agree with you...they woke up since SII and slowly or faster they begun giving to users...they are better now. But tell me a brand that gives regular updates? Hummm none...Htc gives a few to their upper line and SONY gave effort to their Xperia 2011 line and will give now to their 2012 line but not all. Oh, and Motorola was not on that effort also (razr family focus only) maybe now with Google on the helm...

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  • 2012-12-04 11:05
  • Mqx$

> In reply to Lozboi2 @ 2012-12-04 10:46 from JaBH - click to readI understand u fully. But don't judge android from your experience with htc. I also wanted to get away from Android because of the nightmare phones from htc, I came from Maemo5 and sadly chose htc for my first Android. It Was a terrible year, i still hate htc with all my hearth and always will. But I gave Android one more chance and was very happy with my xperia pro, and now I am on Note 2. It's great. It's fast and mega smooth and stable, everything the htc was not. I even tried to go back to real Linux on cellphone by buying a Nokia N9, big mistake, meego is vastly inferior to maemo5. Android keeps me happy but I have to say it's still inferior to maemo5, I guess everything is, sailfish included.

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  • 2012-12-04 11:01
  • Kg}t

I have been to apple stores in 3 different location for the last 2 months several times and cannot get one out of contract! I have an htc one x and I hate it. I bought it as it is vastly cheaper than an iPhone but I won't make that mistake again. I am not a fan of android. Android has a few more functions but I don't find many of them particularly useful as they are unused. I maintain my opinion that the biggest and most useful feature android has over iOS is a file system! iOS can now access pictures for say uploading an advert to gumtree, but other than this, not many are that useful. Bear in mind this is an article about the uk, hands up how many people have actually turned on NFC? Widgets are ok, but they lose their fun and some can be very poor. That's about it really. Of course the cameras have many more options but don't most use auto anyway? I'd like to see more options on the iOS camera myself but I still want my iPhone 5

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  • 2012-12-04 10:46
  • JaBH

Galaxy S3 it's ahead of its time, it packs a state of the art display with a real HD resolution, new all design, always up to date OS with the latest Google features and millions of apps, Quad core processor and solid graphics, it has the edge over iPhone 5 technically wise.

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  • 2012-12-04 10:45
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 10:22 from M3s@ - click to readThe article is talking about one country in which ur ip5 is already avaliable and is ( in that country) already outsold with the old s3 and apple own 1 year old 4s

( people prefer 4s over 5)

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  • 2012-12-04 10:42
  • N3BQ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-04 08:06 from v0qu - click to readYeah windows 8 desktop is badass:P

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  • 2012-12-04 10:38
  • 9xx6

no no galaxy s just got jb update don't believe in rumours

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  • 2012-12-04 10:37
  • tUpi

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