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Samsung might have broken smartphone sales record, outsold Apple iPhones by 20 million in Q2?

0. phoneArena 17 Jul 2012, 02:09 posted on

Samsung might turn out to be the big winner in the second quarter of 2012, selling much more smartphones than Apple and beating Nokia in feature phone sales by an even wider margin…

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posted on 17 Jul 2012, 02:13 27

1. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


Is there any wonder why Apple is trying to get sales bans enforced against Sammy? Sammy is the Pac-Man, coming and gobbling sales that would have gone to iDevices.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 02:36 13

13. dickwyn (Posts: 621; Member since: 07 May 2012)


Q3 is going to be worser for apple

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 05:48 6

35. APPLE_R0YALLY (banned) (Posts: 73; Member since: 08 May 2012)


we will await and see®
APPLE_ROYALLY®, the fans, users, are awaiting for the
iPhone5....!®

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 06:33 5

42. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


'Cause they're all retards.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 06:51 5

46. APPLE_R0YALLY (banned) (Posts: 73; Member since: 08 May 2012)


APPLE-ROYALLY® say,s "why speak with ill tounge"
speak wisely..... seeing, hearing, feeling, jelous®

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 07:11 2

48. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


you are back!!!

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 08:19 2

58. remtothemax (Posts: 260; Member since: 02 May 2012)


i am pretty sure you are not actually an apple fan but someone trying to create the mythical "ifan" everyone talks about
so that people can bash them
even though they don't exist

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 11:45

74. APPLE_R0YALLY (banned) (Posts: 73; Member since: 08 May 2012)


Totally wrong! An true ROYALLY® fan.....!®
We yet again thanks Apple.... The fans. users. and ROYALLYS®; and we pride that!

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 17:19 1

86. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


Because an Apple fanboy that has the grammar skills of a duck on LSD is normally one to "speak wisely."

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 13:56 3

79. sithman (banned) (Posts: 299; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


IPhone 4S is almost a year old and still the sales target for other makers phones. Go apple. iPhone 5 will smash puny androids.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 03:50 8

24. MeoCao (unregistered)


The strongest point of iPhone to Androids is always responsiveness, with JB that is gone while Android's advantages like multitasking remain intact. Apple is already looking for excuses why their next iPhone release will not be a big 1.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 08:50 2

61. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


responsiveness? that is an iMYTH?

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 15:09

82. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


multitasking is not Android's strongest point. I'd say its the customization of the homescreen. Multitasking on HTC devices now suck based on the fact that everything has to reload. Also, the removal of the a dedicated multitasking touch key on the SGIII was a bad move. Not only do you have to hold the home button for the multitasking window to pop up, but the process is pretty slow and clunky.....on the SGIII anyway.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 15:39 3

83. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


yea.. your the first person to say "slow and clunky" and SGS3 in the same sentence.. and im 99% sure you dont own one.. much less have ever used one.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 15:57 1

84. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


Dude remixfa, I don't care if you believe me or not. Whether or not you like it, I owned a Galaxy SIII and returned it this past Saturday at my local UPS (even though I didn't need to go to UPS because the return shipping label that came with the phone is for US mail). This is not the first Android device I used, bro sorry to break it to you.

Slow and clunky referred specifically to the multitasking window, not to the phone itself. So are you telling me when you hold down the button for multitasking, all of the open applications appear simultaneously and immediately? That doesn't happen! and often they appear one after the other.

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 02:52 1

97. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


Since none of you Android fanboys that owns an SIII in this site could step up to the plate and back me up (you guys are so great), I did a quick google search and found a video (thank you YouTube!!) that shows somewhat what I meant by "slow and clunky" multitasking.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKAr8ruNkr8

If you look at the video starting at 2:20, you'll see what I mean by "slow and clunky." The holding down of the home button to switch between apps takes longer than it should, and sometimes (not all the time!!) the phone stutters even worse than in the video when loading all the running apps depending on whats running (not what I expected from the GSIII).

Its not a big deal when switching between one app, but if you're constantly switching back and forward between applications like I do sometimes, the wait is noticeable...and annoying!! They should have stuck with the dedicated key for multitasking like the nexus and one x.

I bought the GSIII, I really enjoyed the phone a lot, but ultimately didn't think that this was the phone that I wanted to switch to. A bigger screen size was very very much welcome, but it was just a little bit too big for my liking and like some of you already know, I wasn't too crazy about the design and build quality to begin with (I thought I'd get over it). So as of now, I'm waiting for either the iPhone 5 or the next flagship Android device/nexus.

Thank you guys again for calling me a liar. Douchebags....

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 03:07

98. mas11 (Posts: 1034; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


Dude try out the ATRIX HD. Motoblur ICS is definitely better than Touchwiz . I doubt you will be disappointed.

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 13:27

99. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


I have a GS3 and don't experience this "slow and clunky" experience that you are talking about. Never have and never will.

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 16:08

100. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


well the video doesn't lie. We probably have different definitions for fast/slow and butter smooth/clunky.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 17:16 4

85. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


Yeah, I've used a SGS3. Nothing about it is slow and clunky, I was actually really surprised with Touchwiz.
But you're right about HTC. They damn better fix that.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 17:53

87. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


If everything was perfectly smooth it would make "project butter" pretty pointless so....yeah. But I guess clunky is subjective and really depends on who's using it. I just didn't like how all the applications didn't immediately appear on screen after holding down the button. I'm sure someone out there knows what I mean, lol

But anyway my main point was that multitasking isn't Android's major selling point.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 19:02 2

91. MeoCao (unregistered)


Without robust multitasking Google Now and powerful Notification system of JB are impossible. And that's why iOS cannot do what Android can.

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 00:49

95. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3109; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


An apple fanboy like yourself claiming to own an android phone, ha that's a good one. Trolls like you are typical, you pretend to own an android phone just to bash it and make claims to try to convince others to get the iPhone. Dude I got 50 apps running in the background and my SGS3 hasn't even stuttered once. You aren't fooling anyone but keep trying, its amusing seeing your troll posts.

posted on 18 Jul 2012, 01:58

96. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


If you look through past articles, you can see for yourself how pissed I was when PA poste that the Galaxy SIII shipping was delayed. Im not a liar and I don't have to convince anyone of anything. I have the money and can buy as many phones as I like, contract free if I wanted. You can suck on it if you don't believe me. Its not that hard to buy a phone!!! Especially when you can get all your money back!! Ive done it before and if I see another phone that catches my eye, be it Android or ios, I WILL do it again. Moving on

And by the way, everything I post is pretty damn reasonable. You're the butthurt fanboy, so get over yourself

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 02:15 18

2. mas11 (Posts: 1034; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


People are finally realizing you can get a better phone for the same price. Why get a phone with a small 3.5" screen when you could get a phone with a 4.8" HD screen for the same price?

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 02:26 11

7. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


You neglected to mention that the GS III has better specs all around. Like more RAM. Faster processing power. More future-proof than the iDevices. ICS + JB. And, and, and.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 02:52 1

15. mas11 (Posts: 1034; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


I know, the screen was just one example.

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 05:42 1

33. remtothemax (Posts: 260; Member since: 02 May 2012)


it also is a generation ahead of the iphone 4s
the iphone 4s is about to be mid tier'd in about two months
of course it is not going to measure up to samsung's flagship

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 08:51

62. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


it already is a mid tier phone

posted on 17 Jul 2012, 07:44

52. APPLE_R0YALLY (banned) (Posts: 73; Member since: 08 May 2012)


Absolutely Right.....!®
in reply to n7 DroidX

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