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Samsung sells almost a third of all smartphones in Q1

23 April, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung sells almost a third of all smartphones in Q1 - read the full textAccording to DRAMeXchange, a division of the TrendForce market analysis group, first quarter smartphone shipments in Q1 were up to 216.4 million units globally, with almost 30% of those being made by Samsung. Things aren't as bright over in Apple's camp, as the iPhone 5 didn't gather as much...


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sony;coolpad i have never heard about coolpad but sony seems to be under the chinees peace of crap. like this comment because it is imposible

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  • 2013-04-29 22:23
  • g8SM

Big up samsung. Aim at 35%

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  • 2013-04-25 19:20
  • fufa

2013, RIM is not on the map!

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  • 2013-04-25 16:20
  • S9e9

Personally, I hate domination, which only give we, the consumer lesser choice to choose. I'm not saying that Samsung is bad, but it would be better to have more choices for us. Hope Nokia, HTC, Sony, LG or any manufacturer could end this crazy domination era by Samsung and Apple. Hope more OS choices in the future too.

Also, hate to see many comment section are flooded with fanboys' comment. Their comments are just like making sentences with "crap/worst/bad/suck/poor/most ...". Nothing is perfect in the world, thing that suit most of your needs is the best.
Does thing that doesn't suit most of your needs is consider "poor","crap" or "suck"? No, because different people have different needs, that's it.

Anyway, this year I'm glad to see three nice alternatives for Android flagship, the HTC One, Xperia Z & ZL. Sure, they will not able to end the current domination but it is a good beginning (especially for Sony).

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  • 2013-04-24 18:32
  • CZYu

> In reply to asasas @ 2013-04-24 09:51 from v0qx - click to readYour comment is so funny I cant stop laughing, hang on what did I just........

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  • 2013-04-24 17:07
  • 39x%

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-24 10:33 from PGXj - click to readI bet that if your favored phone gets impressive benchmarks, you will be definitely happy and even brag about it. But since that your favored phone was badly smoked in benchmarks, all you can do is bash the winner to make out for the loss that you can't accept.
I bet you have not even used the S4 yet because it is just barely coming out of the market but you are already commenting negative as if you had used it already. Get life dude.

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  • 2013-04-24 16:58
  • Nxn3

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-24 12:12 from IaHc - click to readI was wondering , why you here.

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  • 2013-04-24 16:29
  • t1$J

> In reply to Killer Droid @ 2013-04-24 14:14 from QGtq - click to readbut samsung has like 50+ galaxy variants while apple has a 3 variants in production. so apple did better than samsung , even though they have comparatively small number of share.

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  • 2013-04-24 16:19
  • PI%W

It's Samsung Era!!

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  • 2013-04-24 16:13
  • NFaG

More than half of the total shares came from Asian companies. Also, more than half of that half came from Samsung products. Thumbs up!

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  • 2013-04-24 15:29
  • tCQp

> In reply to 2ny @ 2013-04-24 13:51 from thad - click to readTell me how Apple has sold more smartphone than Samsung? Because the number said other thing. 29.6 for samsung and 15.3 for apple. Go back to school.

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  • 2013-04-24 14:14
  • QGtq

wow samsung really did well in selling so many phones. but isn't it funny? samsung releases at list 10-20 phones a year while apple only release a single phone a year, yet they still manage to sell more.

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  • 2013-04-24 13:51
  • thad

LOL my girlfriend has bought a brand new S3 yesterday for 0$ + 100$ credit because she changing carrier. Samsung you killed it. You are a true king.

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  • 2013-04-24 13:04
  • qasT

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-24 12:14 from IaHc - click to readWindows isn't a company

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  • 2013-04-24 12:54
  • 3ikH

> In reply to Anticynic @ 2013-04-24 12:26 from TkB3 - click to readI am forced to be cynical. Any company or their leaders that resort to dirty tactic like wanton tax evasion, bribing public officials, building their portfolio off the creations of others and, yes, using underhanded tactics like paying anonymous posters to shape public opinion is a company that I will never trust.

Not to mention smaller things like the cultish way they run their company. (Would you really want to hear your company president constantly speaking over a loud speaker system in the building telling you how great the company is and that you should believe it too?) Seems too big brother, 1984-ish to me. But, hey, feel free to support whichever company you want. It's just nice to know some facts as well.

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  • 2013-04-24 12:46
  • mc6Y

You guys all miss the point, who invented the first mobile phone ? first smarthphone ? first QWERTY phone, first SIM card phone, first with a microSD slot, first to have a USB port, first to have a color screen, first to have a bigger screen, first to have a touchscreen, first with an internal antenna, first with headphones, first with FM radio, first with internet access, first with 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, LTE, EVDO, 800, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100 Mhz, first with Bluetooth, WIFI, GPS, Glonass, first with front camera, back camera, first with 1 MP, 2 MP, 3 MP, 4 MP, 13 MP, first with AMOLED screen, first with 1080p screen, first with 441 ppi, first with Gorilla Glass, first with NFC, first with HDMI, first with 1080p video recording, first with dual-core, quad-core, octa-core, first with accelerometer, first with gyroscope, first with proximity sensor, first with compass, first with barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture, first with infrared port, first with HTML5 & Adobe Flash & Java support, first with wireless charging, first with voice recognition, first with smart stay, smart pause, smart scroll, first with air gestures, first with predictive text input ?

See guys is always another company who might bring something new to the table.

But in this industry it's not about who was the first at the party but who eats the whole cake. :)))

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  • 2013-04-24 12:38
  • a0{3

> In reply to asasas @ 2013-04-24 09:51 from v0qx - click to readwhat is samsung???

well samsung is that company which give consumer all choises, from 2" to 10.1". all versions available low end, mid range, high end..

samsung is that company which made galaxy s3 and sold like hot cakes,, crApple being jeolous and filed a junction that s3 sales should be banned... because of jealousy.... see miezu mx thats very very similar to iphone 4 even home button why apple didnt sued meizu for copy of patent because meizu don sell as much samsung sell. ....

samsung is that company which made the galaxy s line and blow all of other flagships out of market.... and wait for s444

samsung is that company which innovate and make a phone with tons of features which even crApple dont know how to make....

samsung is that company which sell proccessor to apple but still aplle claim iphone is best.....

long love samsung,,,,,,,,, King of Smartphones manufacturers..... king of smartphone world.... no on can compete with it interms of making, features, inovation even in marketing. .....

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  • 2013-04-24 12:33
  • U3xT

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-24 10:20 from mc6Y - click to readI suppose it isn't possible for someone to post their honest opinion about a Samsung now - are u surprised that people are praising the most popular smartphone maker? Stop being so cynical.

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  • 2013-04-24 12:26
  • TkB3

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-23 18:39 from t78y - click to readmarketing is a powerful tool. so powerful that fanboys are willing to defend the brand

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  • 2013-04-24 12:16
  • IaHc

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