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Strategy Analytics: Apple top phone maker in US for Q4

01 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Strategy Analytics: Apple top phone maker in US for Q4  - read the full textAndroid and iOS are locked in a tug-of-war that has been going on for a few years and competing OSes are falling to the wayside. Samsung (the biggest Android player) and Apple (the only iOS gadget maker) are busy fighting it out too and Strategy Analytics is keeping score. In the US, Apple...


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> In reply to Petrit Avdyli @ 2013-02-01 13:32 from mD6v - click to readsamsung is the main supliers(socs) of apple,so if I follow your logic apple is also using asian parts!

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  • 2013-02-01 14:23
  • n7pn

Why would the customers care so much about the companies profits?
They make profits?
Good for them! What does this has to do with my needs?
Why do we have to take an update of their profits every couple of days?
Sales could be remotely interesting for the seep customers who want to be buy what others got, because they cant decide for themselves, but profits are completely irrelevant from the customer POV...
(unless you are interested to see who sells the most overpriced devices)

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  • 2013-02-01 14:09
  • pVMY

Samsung's had a good run but simply unsustainable. The reason is that even though they have quite good products, at the same time their rivals like Nokia Sony and Blackberry were simply having a bad run. Now that these guys are all coming back strong, Samsung is just simply going to have a tougher year, regardless of how great the SGS4 is.

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  • 2013-02-01 14:06
  • PG5Y

> In reply to JD @ 2013-02-01 13:26 from nHUP - click to readSamsung of course!

Apple has just 1 phone in a year. That means, a brand a really good name! Therefor he sells all the new iphones to current iphone users who are just waiting to upgrade... Samsung got new Users, and is getting bigger and bigger ;)

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  • 2013-02-01 13:36
  • mD6v

> In reply to JD @ 2013-02-01 13:26 from nHUP - click to readHe/She ain't funny at all LOL

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  • 2013-02-01 13:32
  • v0Xj

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-01 12:40 from wYI7 - click to readNot Really

Samsung phones use parts that are build in Korea, and are assembled in China...
Same for LG (at least most of the parts)
But Apple, yeah... you know... well! Apples ;)

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  • 2013-02-01 13:32
  • mD6v

> In reply to [deleted post]Hahaha u r so funny mate! look... Apple got 2 phones where Samsung? Hmmm God knows hom many, 15+? Take your plastic calculator in your samsung and do a count! Simple Math who is really better!

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  • 2013-02-01 13:26
  • nHUP

i thought i'll see sony somewhere in that list!

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  • 2013-02-01 13:03
  • Iw{h

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-01 12:40 from wYI7 - click to readI think they meant phone designer.

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  • 2013-02-01 12:59
  • 5i4e

and where do you think other phones are made? Mars, Pluto, Moon?
Every phone is made in China, Korea or Japan because of cheap labor.
If it is made in China that doesn't mean its bad. Its easy and cheap to produce and and the profits are higher. tell me one company that doesn't want high profits?
And I think this information is a let down for Samsung because They have around 10 phones per year on the market while Apple has in 4 years 4. Still, i don't get why people buy iphone. Every kid has an iphone... for what? they need nokia 101 so they can call parents and sent text if needed.

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  • 2013-02-01 12:52
  • 3LUJ

How can they be top "phone maker" when their phones are made in China?

Foxcon is the top phone maker.

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  • 2013-02-01 12:40
  • wYI7

> In reply to [deleted post]ios vs android LOL

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  • 2013-02-01 12:25
  • v0Xj


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  • 2013-02-01 12:24
  • uttP

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