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iSuppli: Samsung tops Nokia as the cellphone top dog in 2012

19 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
iSuppli: Samsung tops Nokia as the cellphone top dog in 2012 - read the full textIHS iSuppli has released a preliminary forecast report for the total shipments of cellphone companies in 2012 and has unsurprisingly it shows that that Samsung is in the lead. This is the first time in 14 years that a company other than Nokia has topped the charts. Meanwhile, Apple is in third...

 

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> In reply to Dayman @ 2012-12-19 19:18 from 4Er} - click to readSorry to burst your bubble, but actually Lumia 920 is the best smartphone on the market, it got best smartphone award...

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  • 2012-12-19 23:39
  • X3tk

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-19 16:20 from PScu - click to readYou're wrong iphone make low end phone and high end price.

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  • 2012-12-19 22:33
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> In reply to Ru @ 2012-12-19 18:25 from ibhy - click to readIn fact, that was a reply to my post. i've said that Nokia makes the best build quality;). pay more attention to what you read.

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  • 2012-12-19 21:55
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-19 19:08 from 4Er} - click to readderes no way am getting either of the two..just love ma sense 4.1..am just gonna wait for htc to release sense 5.0 ux

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  • 2012-12-19 21:00
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> In reply to ThomasCarlsson @ 2012-12-19 18:10 from J5QL - click to readI agree... There are some Samsung apps that I would like to delete and I use go launcher instead of touchwiz but I have a lot more options and features on my note 2 than I did on my nexus 10. The "pure" android thing is way over rated.

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  • 2012-12-19 20:41
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> In reply to Touchwiz user @ 2012-12-19 18:22 from veF5 - click to readI use a note 2 but I can't stand touch wizz.... Way to clunky and hard to use. That said it does add a lot of features not found on a "pure" android device.

The good thing with android is you can install your own launcher and customise your phone as you want. I am using go launcher and it looks and feels awesome.

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  • 2012-12-19 20:34
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> In reply to When a normal key-ph @ 2012-12-19 20:22 from 0xMq - click to readSorry granddad but physical keys have gone the way of the dodo.... U will be waiting a while.

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  • 2012-12-19 20:27
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I will not buy Nokia till they make normal medium or high end phone with keys not touchscreen because i need it

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  • 2012-12-19 20:22
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Integral of (general quality+beauty +intelligent design+value for money+good customer service+lightweigt design+product lifespan+allround consistency+technology generosity+very high customer product satisfaction after purchase) dx=SAMSUNG + K, where K is a constant, which mean king of mobile phone manufacturers. Samsung is unarguably the best, Period.

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  • 2012-12-19 19:49
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Nokia will be back on top. If this phone will use both android and windows then goodbye samsung. Nokia is still the best in manufacturing phones..the only problem is that they were so late in making smartphones and windows is still starting. after a year we will see whose on top. LUMIA SERIES ROCKS!

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  • 2012-12-19 19:30
  • K7gM

samsung is the top shipper of mobile phone but they are not the top seller.. hahaha

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  • 2012-12-19 19:25
  • MkXA

Samsung just shipping phones.
there are alot of samsung phones stocked in our market here.
People not buying them.

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  • 2012-12-19 19:23
  • fuNc

> In reply to Kenswiss @ 2012-12-19 19:10 from fu$W - click to readYeah, right... ;D Then keep on using your 5 year old symbian phones... I've had a couple of symbian phones, they sucked, if I were you i'd rather update to wp8 if you have to stick up with Nokia. ;D But serioulsy, let's be honest, Android and iOS are dominating here. While personally I'd think Android is the best OS, but some people just want iPhones cause they think they look "stylish"... ;D

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  • 2012-12-19 19:21
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> In reply to Kenswiss @ 2012-12-19 19:10 from fu$W - click to readActually, Windows is the only OS that has a chance of growing. And as long as Nokia only makes Windows, and Samsung makes both Android AND Windows, they will stay on top for a long time... that's even IF windows gets huge... That said, I do like both nokia and samsung a lot, I just use an s3 becuase its the best right now...

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  • 2012-12-19 19:18
  • 4Er}

sumsung will not lead for a long time there are millions of people who are still using symbian phones dating even 5 years back and are waiting for nokia to manufacture reasonable smartphones, asha series phones are doing their intended work in the lower end

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  • 2012-12-19 19:10
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> In reply to mc-ozor @ 2012-12-19 18:41 from xxHx - click to readBuy an S3 or a Note 2... then you will know.... features for days... features not found on other androids, let alone windows or crappy iphone... Motorola atrix hd is also pretty innovative... But Samsung is number one for a reason, obviously....

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  • 2012-12-19 19:08
  • 4Er}

Apple has no innovation! thats why! APPLE can only do Siri and Icloud... Thats it... Wait Android did those for years with APPS.. Apple only has simple UI... wait thats cuz it DOESNT DO ANYTHING... ANDROID Does waaayyy more!!! cheaper, with better specs... Samsung is number 1 because they are the best... Thats all there is to it. just look at the numbers...

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  • 2012-12-19 19:01
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I'm a nokiafan but I tend to disagree with fellow nokians when they say nokia maps are better than google maps, nokia maps don't even have my home town somewhere in africa while with google maps I can see my house and when I search markets centres it will find them, nokia maps can't even find major towns in my country.though nokia is ahead with offline maps

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  • 2012-12-19 19:00
  • fu$W

> In reply to fm @ 2012-12-19 17:17 from ut}i - click to readThat's just stupid what you said....The hypocrites at Apple are king at copying and pretending to innovate... Samsung just makes THE BEST ANDROIDS, clearly. By your pathetic logic, all companies are copying just because they are running an OS... The beauty of Andriod is that everybody can come up with an app and all andriod users can take advantage of the innovative ideas... then like a year later, Apple can do it too... Who is copying who again?

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  • 2012-12-19 18:56
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-19 16:37 from mjPY - click to readActually there was Nokia way before Iphone or any other with that overrated technology. The not so true innovation, icrap touchscreen stolen idea... take a look at Nokia 7700 (2003) also Nokia 7710. People weren't ready for this kind of devices.

http://www.allaboutsymbian.com...Nokia_7.php.

http://online.wsj.com/article/...bs%3Darticle

Also Nokia planed to release bigger internet tablets (there were already nokia 770, n800 and n810). Just that there weren't enough tech lovers to invest in such things. Back, then sliders and all this type of slim crap were in vogue. This herd bragging about samdung now, had no clue what a smartphone was or looked like. They were proud of that crapp Motorola RAZR V3 or samdumb while nokia and sony pushed smartphones. Also this guy's have no clue that this tech they praise so much is old Nokia or sony innovation. It is just pathetic. i had Bluetooth 10 years ago and this guys are like: Look, true innovation! I have bluetooth and can transfer files over the air! Pathetic! Just like with NFC...
When there was smartphone technology pushed out the market for real tech geeks like SonyEricsson , p900, p910, P990i, nokia 7650, 3650, and all communicators, they were like: OOOh look at my Sam s410. Oh, it has midi tones, wow look at mine man, how slim it is. So now, others are making money from Nokia's back and The HEARD. You should be glad Nokia is still here, cause without it. There will be nothing but lawsuits... Innovation my a**

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  • 2012-12-19 18:55
  • L7eM

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