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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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> In reply to Pudlikmaxik @ 2013-04-24 09:14 from 3JtG - click to readno company can be number one forever.

the only company take can be number one is Windows desktop OS which after 20 years, still 90% marketshare. I didn't say Windows is good or bad. I am just saying Windows desktop OS is invincible.

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  • 2013-04-24 12:14
  • IaHc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-24 10:19 from x%ug - click to read2013 actually, samsung market share went down by 0.1 percent

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  • 2013-04-24 12:13
  • IaHc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-24 10:20 from mc6Y - click to readi was wondering why the samsung fanboys defend so fervently?

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  • 2013-04-24 12:12
  • IaHc

i love you samsung

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  • 2013-04-24 10:59
  • 3xKU

> In reply to bloubul avanza @ 2013-04-24 09:33 from NmU7 - click to readWow a new phone every 6mth! Slow down there boy and think!

Benchmarks tell you how capable the phone can get in terms of performance, BUT Not the ACTUAL performance.

Here you see a blazing octa core having lag and touch response issue compared to a dual core or single core phone.

Samsung play this trick to get you to buy better and better specs phones to make you think the lag and touch response will be gone.. simply not true.

But by the time samsung emptied your wallet, look back at this comment and regret your waste of money on expensive hardware that is under used, and beaten by simple phones like lumia 520 or iphones.

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  • 2013-04-24 10:33
  • PGXj

Wow. There are alot of paid Samsung commenters here today. Do you guys get paid by the hour or the comment?

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  • 2013-04-24 10:20
  • mc6Y

Uh oh, is samsung stagnating? everyone else is catching on. flooding the market with cheap products can only take you so far.

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  • 2013-04-24 10:19
  • x%ug

I wish sometimes a giant hand would descend and just bitch slap those with the 'mine is better than yours' Have the phone that suits you. I've been there done that with phones and O.S. You see little groups huggled in corners looking like Gollum with their 'precious one'.

Geeze people, your phone doesn't make you a better (or worse) person. So Samsung sold more, it could have been anyone of the manufacturers.

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  • 2013-04-24 10:12
  • m5@S

> In reply to mansoor @ 2013-04-24 09:21 from U3xT - click to readhu!!? samsung? what is samsung???

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  • 2013-04-24 09:51
  • v0qx

flooding the market with hundreds of handsets just to compete with a single iphone, tells the real truth

galaxy wave,ace,etc etc etc .........

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  • 2013-04-24 09:44
  • JC36

Whatttt??? Only 30%? They should sold more than that, after all they have the largest line of selection of soap. Release new model everyday. Should be 90% market share.

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  • 2013-04-24 09:43
  • DMH}

Does not matter who was first touch screen it matters who is the best and obvious its Sammy. I got Note 2 and cant wait for S4. Samsung got 40% of the market now but should be close to 50% by year end.
Samsung will stay the best and the downfall of Nokia was the day that their CEO said that they wont make use of Android in Nokia phones that was the day that i also decided that i will never ever make use of Nokia again they must fire that idiot.

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  • 2013-04-24 09:33
  • NmU7

hey sammy haters say what u want. s4 is the worst etc..........

but what tha truth says... obviously sammsung is best and s4 is the most best..... also apple was on top but the galaxy s line blow them out of market.... sammmmyy king

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  • 2013-04-24 09:21
  • U3xT

Nokia come with android and kick this sammy toys.

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  • 2013-04-24 09:20
  • ut2Y

So you can see that Samsung stopped , even decreased , so now he just goes down and down ......... and that is good. Ha ha ha

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  • 2013-04-24 09:14
  • 3JtG

> In reply to [deleted post]Do your estimate, cant argue that the 4.6mil sales is big enough and anywhere within 20% difference to 600usd would not make significant effect.

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  • 2013-04-24 08:42
  • YT@x

what about the blackberry stats?

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  • 2013-04-24 08:35
  • NhdN

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-24 08:06 from PGXj - click to readagreed. cannot talk to those deluded fanboys who think S4 is the best.

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  • 2013-04-24 08:29
  • IaHc

> In reply to Dorian @ 2013-04-24 07:07 from iA4Z - click to readyou believe in reviews?! there are a lot of reviews that say iPhone 5 is the best, you believe? or you selectively believe those that support S4 is the best?

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  • 2013-04-24 08:28
  • IaHc

No .. s4 is not the best. Its touch response is worse then lumia 520. Thats fact.

Benchmarks tell you nothing.. only that you are a fanboy.

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  • 2013-04-24 08:06
  • PGXj

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