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SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

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SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters - read the full text Strategy Analytics is reporting on the smartphone market and had to use the word "record" a lot. Smartphone shipments worldwide for the third quarter of this year grew 45% to reach a record 251 million units, the first time ever smartphone shipments broke past the quarter billion...

 

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One must also consider the fact that Samsung also sells loads of stuffs as well. Say for example devices of low budget,mid budget and high budget comprising of smartphones like Galxy grand,S duos,Galaxy y,Galaxy Chat,Galaxy Mega 5.8,Galaxy Mega 6.3,Windows Os phones,S2,S3,S4(Normal,LTE,Zoom,Active,duos,mini­),Note,Note 2,Note 3 and gosh the list goes on an on. However in comparison,Apple is just selling at the most 4s,5,5C,5S. So a 14% share in comparison to a 33% is a good score not forgetting the quantity of dealings. Personally love the 2 brands both and Addicted to both.
Words of a die hard Note lover,shifting 2 the iphone 5s this year :)

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  • 2013-11-03 21:01
  • t1$A

> In reply to - click to read @ 2013-10-30 15:00 from v}7@ - click to readmaking more money doesnt make them better.

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  • 2013-11-01 21:51
  • Tr8a

Congratulations Sammy. .. and others lol

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  • 2013-10-31 15:50
  • U$4j

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-30 00:36 from GT6G - click to readWhat?

Are iPhones only a hundred dollars?

iPhone 5s 16GB $649 32GB $749 64GB $849 T-Mobile USA outright prices.

Learn some basic maths.

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  • 2013-10-30 15:07
  • v}7@

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-30 00:36 from GT6G - click to readApple made more profit this quarter than Samsung, LG, Nokia, Huawei, Lenovo and Motorola combined.

There's not much money in selling millions of Galaxy y's or the other low specced junk which makes up most of Samsung's sales.

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  • 2013-10-30 15:00
  • v}7@

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-30 07:36 from PDG9 - click to readGalaxy S4 swelling batteries.

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  • 2013-10-30 14:57
  • v}7@

> In reply to Joey @ 2013-10-29 13:00 from U2A7 - click to readno way that only the apps can use all of 16 GB lol

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  • 2013-10-30 13:28
  • J1TY

> In reply to - click to read @ 2013-10-29 20:56 from v}7@ - click to readDo you think you get 120 GB with free space on a 120 GB harddrive / SSD on a Windows computer when you buy it with Windows 7 / 8 on it?

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  • 2013-10-30 12:04
  • HFqN

For the companies listed, which is the only one to have manufacturing problems with their last 2 flagship phones?

Apple, that's who.

Yet that same company has many of their loyal customers claiming their phone is a quality build.

Keep drinking the kool-aid fanboys. Apple loves your money, so they must love you too ;)

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  • 2013-10-30 07:36
  • PDG9

> In reply to DeDeTe @ 2013-10-29 18:21 from IiEY - click to readYeah....That really sucks for you...That's why you have Samsung fix things jaja

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  • 2013-10-30 07:02
  • 4QSR

> In reply to The Man @ 2013-10-29 18:06 from N9@S - click to readAll companies have a followed design. You're not making any sense

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  • 2013-10-30 07:00
  • 4QSR

> In reply to popye @ 2013-10-29 12:16 from g5pq - click to readApple devices are not catered to the rich and affluent. They are catered to those people who are prepared to pay their over the top prices, and that includes poor people as well.

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  • 2013-10-30 06:28
  • XrS}

> In reply to DeDeTe @ 2013-10-29 18:21 from IiEY - click to readYea, it's a shame Apple can't get better quality out of their China manufacturing facilities. Lenovo doesn't seem to have that problem.

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  • 2013-10-30 00:46
  • GT6G

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-29 16:02 from v0qJ - click to readWhy wait for the revenue at the end of the year? Look at the last quarter revenue numbers; they're available for both Apple and Samsung.

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  • 2013-10-30 00:43
  • GT6G

> In reply to popye @ 2013-10-29 12:51 from g5pq - click to readStop your nonsense. It's only for iphones where double the capacity almost doubles the price of the phone. Other phone manufacturers don't do that. Apple charges the consumer silly prices for their Chinese made phones. Period.

Apple phones are about 3x more expensive than phones with the same features. Look at the numbers. Samsung is selling almost 3x the number of phones with slightly more profit than Apple this quarter.

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  • 2013-10-30 00:36
  • GT6G

> In reply to popye @ 2013-10-29 12:16 from g5pq - click to readApple does NOT sell only one phone! They are currently selling the 3gs (a few countries), 4, 4s, 5, 5c and 5s.

Apple fanboys say such silly things.

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  • 2013-10-30 00:26
  • GT6G

People stop speculating on who outsells who!Coz if you know that for sure,now you'll be buy shares instead writing nonsense on some forum.
This report clearly says "shipment",which is usual in business,but who knows for sure how many SGS3 or iphone 4/4s are out there unsold?!?

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  • 2013-10-29 22:10
  • 0U@W

> In reply to samsung rules @ 2013-10-29 20:56 from 07Bh - click to readIpad has a bigger screen. so don't give me those "because they can't make one themselves nonsense". All phones are composed of different parts from different companies. who is silly enough to make everything from scratch when others already have the facility and knowledge of that part for so many years? Also it's a win win situation, you give other people more jobs. Oh god Apple is so good

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  • 2013-10-29 21:06
  • RXgS

> In reply to samsung rules @ 2013-10-29 20:56 from 07Bh - click to readso what's your point? think before you talk pls. if they want a bigger display they could. i don't care who made that iphone screen. Did Samsung made that plastic out of their raw hands? stop the nonsense Please.

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  • 2013-10-29 21:02
  • RXgS

> In reply to The Man @ 2013-10-29 18:06 from N9@S - click to readThanks to TouchWiz my 16GB S4 only has 8.2GB of available space.

Samsung should be sued for false advertising, it's nowhere near a 16GB phone.

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  • 2013-10-29 20:56
  • v}7@

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