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iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

12 December, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October - read the full textThe October sales reports are in and they show Apple's has found its form. The iPhone 5s has outsold the Galaxy S4, according to the research firm, Counterpoint. This was achieved, even though the iPhones weren't able to catch up with consumer demand, making many customers wait for their 5s...


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> In reply to Duel @ 2013-12-13 00:56 from p771 - click to readLet's get the logic right.
Now ur argument is that a phone (iphone5) that's been out for much more than a year sold more than a phone that's been out just about seven months???
Not something to be proud of, especially when the comparison is flawed and the iphone5 is eating up iphone5s profits with cheap price...

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  • 2013-12-13 03:12
  • I0Ss

> In reply to harlekkin @ 2013-12-13 02:54 from Kx%7 - click to readiPhone hasn't significantly changed size ever, and to fit a larger screen, it won't need to become much bigger either.

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  • 2013-12-13 03:09
  • tD8G

Well done Apple the premium product every Joe can afford and wants to buy
No sorry I mean wants to buy but can't afford?
No hang on can buy but can't use and doesn't want the one they got but the one over there
You know what Im going to give up iPhones, tomorrow yeah no more shiny...
Oh god if only I had a better camera/GPS/faster internet then my life would be complete
And thanks to all the updates I can store TWO songs, both in Black & White
Next they will go for the iphone 2015 route, imagine that in 2019, on ebay for a week with one bid for $5!

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  • 2013-12-13 03:02
  • HDMH

> In reply to Joey @ 2013-12-13 02:15 from ijWy - click to readBut I thought the size of the original size was the PERFECT size. Now if this is the NEW perfect size why are all reports saying next year's is going to be even bigger?

Please explain.

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  • 2013-12-13 02:58
  • GT6G

> In reply to Joey @ 2013-12-13 02:15 from ijWy - click to readFinally someone who gets it and speaks common sense. It's not that difficult to understand, right?

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  • 2013-12-13 02:54
  • Kx%7

> In reply to Joey @ 2013-12-13 02:15 from ijWy - click to readit was a leader...

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  • 2013-12-13 02:50
  • HLx4

> In reply to Joey @ 2013-12-13 02:15 from ijWy - click to readApple iOS was smooth because it's response a much simple system and response 9 5% to screen touch action.

Google Android-OS are the most advance mobile OS with many much smarter, advance & powerful tool built-in. If Android would drop all the much smarter & advance smartphone features, then it'll KO iOS immediately.

To called iOS an ecosystem was a joke. Apple iOS couldn't manage proper battery power on iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5/5C/5S. All Apple iPhone users has been complaining bad batt life, with most of them carryig a power bank everyday. Power bank was not a must buy item for cellphone user before iPhone appear in 2007. Now it consider a must buy item for iPhone millions of users.

Apple copy Android notifccation system and implemented it on iOS5. By iOS7, it's a much battery power drain system compare to to the originator Android notification system. So 10& Apple more in-depth iPhone users started struggling to learn how to disable more notification and background services. That leaving 90% basic users struggling with no clue, but have to buy a much higher capacity power bank.

Apple Ecosystem was a Joke of the 21st Century.

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  • 2013-12-13 02:39
  • uJxF

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-12-12 22:55 from Mmp3 - click to readIt doesn't matter what mode you use on your mobile browser. You clearly have no idea how the data is collected.

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  • 2013-12-13 02:36
  • KhZa

Look like Tim Cook are a more China friendly Apple CEO.

Before that, Steve Jobs look really down on Chinese people, especially those in China. He has never been to China, not even when Apple China OEM was at work labour chaos with many young people was work stressed and jump from their OEM building to suiccide.

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  • 2013-12-13 02:15
  • uJxF

The reason iphone is the market leader is that it delivers what most consumers want, , its not trying to be a mini tablet with a 5.3 inch screen, or pack in the latest octa core, people don't care about specs, its the end result, the Iphone is the perfect size, IOS works beautifully with the hardware, its fast and slick, endless amount of polished apps that work, the whole ecosystem.. that's it... you either get it or you don't...

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  • 2013-12-13 02:15
  • ijWy

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-12-13 00:56 from p771 - click to readApple is no 1 in this kind of ADS as well.Lol.

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  • 2013-12-13 01:57
  • U$4j

> In reply to Vino31 @ 2013-12-13 00:58 from vpHA - click to readWhere I live, Chinese people will pay for expensive, million dollar homes and apartments in cash. I don't think iPhone will be a particular hurdle for these specific buyers...

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  • 2013-12-13 01:48
  • ITEi

I don't think Chinese people would spend that much just for an iPhone. Most of them use iPhone but with ICS OS.

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  • 2013-12-13 00:58
  • vpHA

> In reply to sanity @ 2013-12-13 00:26 from I0Ss - click to readNo still im not talking about phones combined :), not iphones or anyelse. I clearly said iPhone 5 have sold over two times more than sgs4.

You have difficulties to understand that iPhone 5 have sold around 100 million so far? Not all the iPhones together but just iPhone 5 alone. 89 million and the numbers are two months old.

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  • 2013-12-13 00:56
  • p771

> In reply to Limited @ 2013-12-12 23:44 from vj1N - click to read"We are talking about one phone sales ;) "

Yes, but you should have in mind , that Samsung is not alone in the Android market. There is big competition, which Samsung virtually killed ..
Apple have no competition in iOS. Why should they make many models and choice? Why? To make you happy? LOL
They were afraid even of iPhone 5 , so they put it in plastic , not to compete with iPhone 5S.
By the way half of Samsung sale is high-end phones better that any iphone. (GS2/34, Note1/2/3, Active, Mega 5+, Mega 6+, GZoom, Grand, Galaxy Mini, even Ace)

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  • 2013-12-13 00:34
  • Mmp3

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-12-12 23:54 from p771 - click to readWhat kimd of math is that? Are u telling us to believe Apple's marketig gimmick? iphone 4, 4s, 5, 5s are not "one" phone. If that's what u insist, then u should count galaxy 2,3,4 and all of their variations...
If u are not convinced about the numbers, once agaim, try googlimg the quarterly financial reports for the combined and broken down sales figures for their smartphones, if u can find a breakdown for Apple.

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  • 2013-12-13 00:26
  • I0Ss

> In reply to Limited @ 2013-12-12 23:44 from vj1N - click to readInferior specs? Say even one phone which have overall better specs than iPhone 5S?

All the reviews dont say without reason that iPhone 5S is most completed smartphone in the market.

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  • 2013-12-12 23:59
  • p771

> In reply to Limited @ 2013-12-12 23:44 from vj1N - click to readpretend to be good? but somehow able to top the benchmark chart?

if something that perform so good with minimal spec are called pretending,i dunno what to call for something which has "8 core",cheat in benchmark and still loses in score

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  • 2013-12-12 23:56
  • PIW1

Who are these never heard of survey companies that pop up with these articles. They usually pop up wih Apple articles and always lack clear fact based background or basis for their survey results... Seem more like advertisement companies.

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  • 2013-12-12 23:55
  • I0Ss

> In reply to sanity @ 2013-12-12 23:42 from I0Ss - click to readWe are talking about one phone sales ;) not the whole samsung phone collection...

Also i dont understand why you compare 9 months sgs4 sales to one quarter iPhone sales? Doesnt make any sense.

40 million is actually very bad compared to iPhone sales, iPhone 5 has sold over two times more maybe even three, and iPhone 5S sales in one quarter are going to be very near what samsung sold their sgs4 ever.

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  • 2013-12-12 23:54
  • p771

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