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Samsung sold twice as many smartphones as Apple in Q3, Nokia falls out of top five smartphone makers

0. phoneArena 26 Oct 2012, 03:31 posted on

Samsung sold 56.3 million smartphones in the third quarter of 2012, more than any other company and twice as many as its nearest competitor Apple…

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posted on 26 Oct 2012, 07:04

22. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


yeah... and wow... cheaper nalang ang N9 and 808 pureview!! N9 now only 16k while 808 pureview 18k in MOA!

thats why i want to buy both of them this christmas!!

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 07:18 1

23. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


it lost the game coz of no support! as far as i know symbian foundation gave a new UI to nokia called UIQ but they completely ignore it and go for s60 instead... UIQ was optimize for touch screen--which both RIM(just for example) and nokia thinks that touch screen isnt a smartphone! the one with keypad is...but now... smartphone is a touch screen... thats why RIM is making a huge step with QNX-based OS BlackBerry 10...but still they'll make their own signature QWERTY phones that some people prefer..

back to UIQ..

they completely ignore it! s60 wasnt optimize for touchscreen! symbian foundation provided an answer but nokia just ignore this...

and besides... behind android are symbian engineer coz symbian foundation collapse and google pick them up!

so if nokia just listen to the foundation, this will never happen! maybe symbian is still on top... and maybe android is catching up and still dreaming to give linux a name...

just look at nokia belle, it is comparable to GB... and belle fp1 is comparable to ICS while belle fp2 is like an update, more like ICS 4.0.4 which fixed bugs and add some juice to the software!

and on multitasking, symbian still beat android... even running 60 apps(saw this on youtube), it is still alive and fluid...not to mention symbian phones only have 265-512 RAM... symbian isnt a battery life drainer! while android, you need the latest updates, hardware and software to make it very good to use.. and when you buy android, to make its experience good for you, you need to buy a high end or flag ships... while symbian, 701, a mid range and now below midrange price, is ok for everyone!

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 07:23 4

26. pookiewood (Posts: 631; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)


Can't compare cheap plastic to quality polycarbonate plastic. Sorry.

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 07:24 1

27. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


samsung will never be the new nokia... if samsung could actually make a phone that is very durable, then you can say that!

beat 3310 first!!!

and oh... even the glorious s3 was beaten by iPhone 5 durability on the drop test... who's lousy now?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M5q5TRuAsY

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 08:14

35. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


super agree with you!

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 10:58 2

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


Have you seen the Captivate or do you enjoy blabbering?

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 12:06 2

44. remixfa (Posts: 14345; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


agreed. My SGS1 vibrant is still running strong and nearly scratch free after over 2 years of abuse, dropping, running into things, ect.

The SGS3 is one flake in an entire line up of very durable phones. The i5 is one durable phone in a line up of flakes.

posted on 27 Oct 2012, 09:44 1

49. zuckerboy (banned) (Posts: 898; Member since: 22 Dec 2011)


yes u r right about build material but why samsung number one 1 ? because build is not everything my friend everyone wants performance material at second plan this is general opinion. samsung is not new nokia because samsung doesn't give so called 'smartphones' as nokia did once.

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 04:45 2

13. ssk27 (Posts: 15; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)


Make more profit sammy before nokia jumps into android....

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 05:23 4

15. omacmagic (Posts: 25; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


I have no doubts buying a Lumia android phone if Nokia produces it and I'm sure countless of others do but Nokia NEVER listens to what ppl want :/ That will always be their downfall.

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 05:41 2

16. someones4 (Posts: 625; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)


Aggresive pricing, amazing pr and marketing, flooding the market with devices, vast resources and most importantly, innovation. I can only see samsung going up from now on.

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 06:02 3

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


An Android powered Lumia 920 would make my mouth drool.

Samsung has been king and will continue to!

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 07:26 1

28. pookiewood (Posts: 631; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)


I know the Android bots have taken over these comments but I'm sorry I wouldn't want Android on the Lumia line at all. Maybe they can a totally different design to satisfy ya'll but keep WP8 with the Lumias. The Design and the OS are a perfect combo. You'll see the Lumia 920 is going to own. Nokia will be ok.

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 07:52

34. Topcat488 (Posts: 1396; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


As long as Nokia sticks with Windows L8, it will never be, what it's full potential can make of it. Put that camera on a Samsung, and its SoC, let Nokia design the body of the phone... Wham, Bam, thank you Maam; For that intensive orgasm, just nutted all over the though of it! Call it the illuminate 920, if you want.

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 08:18

36. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


is the light blue area featurephone?

wow...never really expect ZTE will be up there!! i mean does anyone really buy there devices? maybe in cheap market...

as far as i know huawei and ZTE are the makers of our broadband stick here.... motorola-made are expensive!

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 09:46 1

39. Friendlysky (Posts: 54; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)


Keep it up Sammy, I will support your products . All my family have 5 GS 1-3 plus note II very soon. NO APPLE. I told my colleage No apple it's no goods.

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 11:00 1

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


do not cheer for any one company as that company cares nothing for you personally. Buy what you feel is the best for you, even if it is made by APPLE, Samsung, Nokia, etc. Companies get complacent (see APPLE) when they realize that they can sell something just because of the name, because of the brand.

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 09:50 2

40. Ravail (Posts: 182; Member since: 14 Oct 2011)


Nokia will continue to destroy itself as long as it uses WP and Stephen Elop is CEO. Either way... Samsung all the way!

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 11:40 2

43. BigBoss10 (Posts: 278; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


Samsung RULE!!! Apple Sucks!!!! :D

posted on 29 Oct 2012, 12:25

51. BigBoss10 (Posts: 278; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


The one who dislike my comment is an Samsung HATERS haha...shame on you : D

posted on 27 Oct 2012, 10:49 1

50. Arthurhkt (Posts: 531; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)


Hm... Never thought that even BlackBerry able to out run Nokia sales..... Really interesting..... (By the way i am not a BlackBerry or Nokia hater)

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