40 million quad-core smartphones were sold last year
0. phoneArena 18 Jun 2013, 19:49 posted on
According to market researcher Berg Insights, sales of smartphones powered by quad-core processors rose to 40 million units in 2012; total smartphone sales amounted to 690 million units last year, up 47% from the 470 million sold in the prior year. Breaking down the data even more, we find that most of the increase in smartphone sales last year came from top-shelf models...
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1. Android4u (Posts: 456; Member since: 16 Aug 2012)
We know none of these were iphones. :) Nor wp8
12. Trex95 (Posts: 879; Member since: 03 Mar 2013)
Still can't beat Apple devices 600 million.
2. darkkjedii (Posts: 20044; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
And most lagged due to subpar software/hardware optimization. I think this year it'll improve.
3. Android4u (Posts: 456; Member since: 16 Aug 2012)
Iphones lag to and I think apple has great software and hardware
4. PermanentHiatus (Posts: 267; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)
Hopefully the iPhone 7 will have finally caught up and have quad-core by 2017.
5. Android4u (Posts: 456; Member since: 16 Aug 2012)
And atleast widgets....live wallpapers....more ram... Hey maybe apple will be open source by then haha.
6. ihatesmartphone (unregistered)
It will never happen.
9. mas11 (Posts: 1034; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
And Apple continues to hold back progress just like they did with LTE and are currently doing with NFC
10. joajok (Posts: 7; Member since: 01 Jun 2013)
30 million were galaxy s3 and 10 million were others lolz
11. mas11 (Posts: 1034; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
Don't forget the U.S. variant of the S3 came with the Snapdragon S4 Plus, a dual-core processor.