The Apple iPhone 6s was the best selling smartphone for 2016, according to a new research

According to British research firm IHS Markit, Apple has managed to trounce its competitors over the last calendar year. The company's latest analysis reveals that iPhones were the most shipped handsets on a global basis during 2016...
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121. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Exactly. The fact is, if I wanted to keep all 3 it would be my money, my choice only to make. No matter what anyome thinks about it. I bought them with my money. I can keep whatever I choose. People have rhe right to feel and rhink whatever they want. I sleep good every night.

158. AlikMalix unregistered

Yeah, but YOU call others idiots and w/e for buying iPhone with "their own money".... -- You live by the sword - you die by the sword... translated for techie: if you judge others for their choice, be ready to be judged for your stupid choices too... using a defective and recalled device that may harm or kill you and put others around you in harms way is STUPID! Because like you said, you "sleep good every night" but so do other people in your house - that device can go off for no reason while you all sleep - very stupid choice to prove your loyalty to Samsung.... Check yo self before you wreck yo self (and end up hurting your family in the process)....

124. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Yes because the Note is the only product that has ever been recalled? Its mine i chose to keep it. You can think of it however you like. I still have mine and nothing you do or say will change it. You just mad you want one and dont have one. It likes you all say....just because some people have an issue, that dowsnt mean we all will. My Note is paid for. I love my Note 7...i personally could care leas of your opinion of it, of me, or whatever I talk tech i love tech. Tech to me is brain surgery to a doctor. It is a positive platform that we all.shoukd enjoy. But i secure cocky piece of shyte Apple fans have always been an issue. Tbey are just loke other groups i know. They always small, yet always want all the attention that the big boys should be getting.

85. darkkjedii

Posts: 31083; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

No you can't.

19. MrHate

Posts: 318; Member since: Feb 09, 2015

You mad bro?

108. Chidoro

Posts: 168; Member since: Sep 20, 2016

There is going to be a point in your life when you will look back on your posts here and absolutely cringe with embarrassment.

20. whatev

Posts: 2276; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Congrats Apple, the most successful company nowadays :)

26. jphiller87

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Lol who cares when android market share is 88% poor poor ios sitting at 12%

28. toukale

Posts: 632; Member since: Jun 10, 2015

LOL who cares when iOS is making 90%+ of the industry profits.

32. jphiller87

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Lol because they sell sub par products for ridiculous prices to sheep joke's on the blind. Have yet to see iPhone win MWC award lol

34. toukale

Posts: 632; Member since: Jun 10, 2015

LoL Yep, keep moving the goal post.

38. jphiller87

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

iSheep summed up too stupid to realize they're stupid can't fix stupid baby.

43. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

"iSheep summed up too stupid to realize they're stupid can't fix stupid baby." You went so "full retard" you broke the English language.

61. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Yet you dont benefit from them. Why is the iPhone battery so small? Why no advanced features and capabilities. All that money and the iPhone takes 3 hours to charge. I pay and get more for far less money. Example - When I paid for my Note 7's I got free stuff too. I got a watch with one, and 256GB of storage with another and a Gear VR with another. Comparing that to Apple, My phone an 256GB of storage cost me $850. To buy an iPhone with just 256 where 8GB is used, it costs 969. While my 256 has nothing on it at all until I put something. With taxes I paid $almost $350 less than you. I never understood how profist is an argument. What has all that money gotten you? The most failed phone in smartphone history? 3 years behind in technology? Updates that constantly break the phone? A company that never takes responsibility even when they are clearly wrong? Apple took 2 years before they decided to replaced the iPhone 6/6S batteries. Why? Well they only did it because the issue was raised in a class action lawsuit. Apple didnt want any bad rep so they agree to recall their phone. You bring it in and they will repair it at no cost to you. Samsung immediately decided its not worth putting their customers at risk and recalled their own device and stop sales. People are constantly gettign injured by iPhone on a monthly basis. Something that doesn't happen to Samsung and they make over 50 models. The iPhone 8 will be $1000. Yet only have some of the features we had on the Galaxy S 4 years ago and we still dont have a phone that costs $1000. Apple makes so much money because you people are fanatics first. Because you spend $650 for a $200 phone while on Android we pay $650 for a $300 phone and has more and better features. I don't care if you want to play them down as not needed. But you are still paying as if they were there. In fact you fools are so dumb, if you could afford a $100,000 car, you spend it that money on a Camry and not a Porsche. Because that is how stupid most Apple fanatics are.

109. Chidoro

Posts: 168; Member since: Sep 20, 2016

'poor' is a poor choice of words to use for Apple and their iPhone.

29. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Android was the best selling OS of 2016. The iPhone will always be the best selling handset because its the only phone with iOS. Which ever android phone sold the most is the winner if you ask me, given how saturated the android market is.

33. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Samsung sold as of December 31st 2016, 57M Galaxy S7's. That included both selling model. Your article claims they only sold 34M, which is wrong. "The best selling South Korean model is the Galaxy S7 edge which sits on number 5 with about 25 million units shipped. The smaller S7 version is placed at number 9," Also, enough iPhone 7's were not produced in 2016 to outsell the S7 either. The iPhone 7 was only on sale for s single quarter. The S7's were on sales for at ;eats 6 months. Samsung sold 57M S7's from day one until years end. They had according to facts, sold over 40M S7's before the Note 7 was even released. Samsung announced that 90% of Note 7 owners exchanged for an S7 or S7 edge...it was mostly the edge. As of Dec it was announced that Samsung had sold 57M S7's at the end of Q4 2016. So why PA are you exacepting an article that totally is against that, when the numbers I am reporting are the same ones you reported just a few days ago? Its the same BS you did before. Apple sold 78M smartphone sin Q4 2016. You then posted an article saying Samsung sold 90M in the same quarter, then you tried to post another article saying they only sold 77M or something. WHICH IS IT PA? WHY KEEP SWITCHING? Oh I know, because any article that says Apple wasn't the best must and has to be a lie. Right? You guys are douchebags! Also why not take off the returns. We know according to your article that in Q3 of 2016, 58% of sold iPhone crapped out. How many of those people actually kept their phone? You totally omitted the Note 7, but it was sold too. Even if only 4M actually got sold, all of them didn't get returned and even if they did, so what. Its was a sale. But we do know 90% were exchanged for a S7, which is why lead to Samsung selling 15M more S7's. 10M of which were phones they already had shipped and the other sales were new sale. Because Samsung shipped 10M Note 7's to China. Half of which came to the US, and there were 500k in Korea. These numbers for Samsung are wrong, based on articles you already referenced just a few weeks ago. You are either doing it on purpose because you are douche-bag, or you want to get the Apple crowd panties in a bunch because they are stupid and ignore facts just for pleasure and because they are ignorant. The iPhone outsells a single model vs a single model of any brand in a single year. I dont care about that. What I do care about is, you report one fact oen day and then show something else claiming its fact when it has info that is wrong. Samsung sold 90M phones in Q4 of 2016, Apple sold 78M. But you lied and claimed Samsung sold less because some analyst with no facts said otherwise. Purposely misleading readers for clicks makes you a douchebag site!

40. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Could a mod PLEASE ban this dingbat already? Seriously, the rhetoric, name calling, and typos are getting old. At least give him a week suspension or something!

91. Anonymous.

Posts: 423; Member since: Jun 15, 2016

"Could a mod PLEASE ban this dingbat already? Seriously, the rhetoric, name calling, and typos are getting old. At least give him a week suspension or something!" That's ironic, coming from you who is notorious for insults (assclown, autistic, degenerates, simpleton, etc) and the profanity you spew here everyday, @kiko007. Shouldn't you also ask yourself why you aren't banned yet? Stop being a hypocrite.

101. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

The difference is, my comments aren't six pages long...

106. Anonymous.

Posts: 423; Member since: Jun 15, 2016

How does that change anything? The content of your comments are pretty much same as inflammatory s**t as Techie, regardless of the lenght. So if Techie's comments are rhetoric, yours ia definitely the same... And if you claim Techie needs to get banned for his comments, so should you too. The lenght of a comment doesn't matter aa much as the actual content of the said comment. Keep coming up with BS excuses to avoid admitting to be a pot-meet-kettle hypocrite. You and Techie are both the same: trolls.

110. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Bruh, take your butthurt, no-name, triggered snowflake nonsense elsewhere. I'm not wasting anymore of my time on this. If you don't like my comments, I give you full disclosure: DON'T READ THEM!

123. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Haha. Well thanks i think. However I will say this to you. I am a diehard tech. For me win or lose, first or second has zero bearing on what i buy. I care more of quality and value for the cost. Tech sites are auppose to be unbiased and are auppose to report accurately. Tech sites are not suppose to be tabloid based made up BS. When tech is talked about, it is suppose to stand on its own merit nased on the subject matter. Corps are in business to make money. Who cares how much if they dont put it into their products? Whwn it comes to tech lots of people domr understand all of it. But it is suppose to be a texh site to explain texh so all.buyers get a fair reasonable feel for what a product they are considering. But all PA writes is a bunch of misinformstion, and when someone steps up tp correct it, all the idiots have to come out and cause problems. I dont give 2 cents abouthow they feel or complain. They arent going to change me. All pu $$ ies complaining about how long a post is. Thats why they are all dumb. They have a problem with reading. I would never care about how much money anyone or any company makes, if i'm not getting any of it. But not these fool.

161. Podrick

Posts: 1285; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Yeah, kind of hypocrisy by kiko, he tends to be rude. But nowhere near as bad as Techie. Techie is just pathetic, he needs therapy.

167. Anonymous.

Posts: 423; Member since: Jun 15, 2016

Podrick... I wasn't talking of who's worsebetween both Techie abd kiko007. I just pointed out kiko's hypocrisy in askibg the modsto ban Techie meanwhile kiko himself is also guilty of the things he bashes Techie of. Also kiko said: "If you don't like my comments, I give you full disclosure: DON'T READ THEM!" Yet, Kiko007 keeps reading and replying Techie's comments.... And now tells me to not read his comments if I don't like them, meanwhilehe does not apply the same logic to himself, but keeps reading and replying to Techie's essays which he claims to be rhetoric. . Isn't that hypocritical???

59. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3108; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Shut up Techie. Get a room and make love with your 3 Note 7s.

35. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

What they always forget. if you want an iOS device, you have one damn choice. If you want an android device you have the whole rainbow to choose from. Which is why android outsells iOS like crazy yet the iphone is the highest single seller. You have no choice.

37. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

And the goalposts move yet again...

41. jphiller87

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

88% market share lol enough said. iSheep will do ANYTHING to try to justify their purchase.

44. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Considering you troglodytes are the only ones trying to justify ANYTHING here, I seriously doubt the authenticity of your claim. And oh yeah, bragging about how many people buy phones from their local flee market isn't helping your cause much.

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