Samsung Galaxy S4 shipments reach 23.4 million units

Samsung Galaxy S4 shipments reach 23.4 million units
The growth of smartphones has only continued this past quarter as a total 221 million units were shipped and the total number of smartphones delivered by manufacturers is expected to reach a whopping 928 million units, according to analysts from TrendForce.

As demand for high end smartphones has clearly slowed down (despite what Apple’s Tim Cook says), now low and mid-range devices in the $150 to $450 segment are becoming more and more popular.

Samsung alone managed to ship nearly a third of all smartphones on the planet this quarter. The Korean company recorded 71 million shipped smartphones, a new record. The Galaxy S4 on its part sold in the impressive 23.4 million units, according to TrendForce. That’s slower than the bravest projections, but still a great number.

We should not overlook the growth of China. The largest phone market saw its Huawei, ZTE, Lenovo, CoolPad and others grow sales 44% this past quarter.

source: DigiTimes

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  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
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  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
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42 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Fanboy wars in 3..2..1

3. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

\***/ GET YOUR POPCORN HERE \***/ \***/

5. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

WHERE'S MAH SODA?

13. jdoee100

Posts: 334; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

I want some chips as well. It's fun watching Samsung make these naysayers eat their words.

41. belovedson

Posts: 1060; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

but unfortunately the entire continent of china is creeping up. sad sad day for manufaturers around the world. even the electronics scene they want to take over

2. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Did the iPhone sell as fast as this? (Just a question, not meaning to start a fan-war)

9. Victor.H

Posts: 1050; Member since: May 27, 2011

Depends. Combined iPhone sales (including iPhone 4, 4S and 5) were more at 31.5 million units, but we can't really make an 'apples to apples' comparison as we don't have an official iPhone 5 sales number to put against the S4.

18. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

In the title you mentioned 'shipment' and below in the article you said 'sold'. Which of the two is it ?

33. tedkord

Posts: 17183; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They're the same. Apple's numbers include shipped to vendors, as they sell those to the vendors and don't have access to the sales numbers of those folks. Apple can report direct sales as they also sell direct, Samsung does not. Look at it this way - retailers ordered 10 million Galaxy S4 units the first month. If they were just sitting on shelves collecting dust, would they order 10 million more the next?

4. jdoee100

Posts: 334; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

23.4 mil is a recording breaking number anyway you put it. But for whatever reason, stock market, some media and anti-samsung fans put this as a disappointment. No logic or rationality.

34. tedkord

Posts: 17183; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

The same happened with Apple. People get unrealistic expectations, then get upset when they're not meet. That's the stock market through and through.

6. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

but..but....not upto expecatations

7. KashAli

Posts: 105; Member since: Apr 01, 2013

Don't buy it goes red hot and restarts all the time automatically. (pricks no fan-boy comments or :@ )

21. whoyton2

Posts: 142; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Obviously 23.4million people didn't read your comment...

31. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

I have the s4 and can admit that it gets warm near the camera when im playing a game or multi tasking but my phone has not rebooted by itself once(touchwood)

37. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

nope i got i9505 and i9500 since released and yet waiting for it to get toasty

39. KashAli

Posts: 105; Member since: Apr 01, 2013

It is going to toast you bro when it gets hot and cool you when it is going to switch off automatically.

8. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

lololololol. this is more than htc,sony,and lg combined!!!!!!

10. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

in a parallel universe ,Nokia ships 23.4 million Lumia 920's

11. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

retard?

12. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

That's a hard news for you poor Nokia fanboys. You wish Nokia was so successful uh ? But that's not going to happen anytime soon !!

15. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

strong qoq results by NOKIA. NOKIA THE KING. NOKIA FTW

14. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Not retard, this is ImaGination.

16. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

no.he is retard!!

36. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

um theoretical physics states this as true however not in a parallel universe, in our own just really far away, due to finite possibilities meaning that everything is happening an infinite amount of times like im writing this an infinite amount of times somewhere and you reading this an infinite amount of times somewhere.-not a physicist just a highschool student ;)

22. SakuroAkino

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

did u forget to mention Nokia?? record speaks that Nokia is not even in Top 5 smartphone list or may be u r a nokia fanboy??? jerk Combine all Lumia sales from last 2 years still they dont make near to 30 million

17. aryanfr1

Posts: 125; Member since: Jan 24, 2013

wish I would had waited for Crap-dragon 800 rather than my Crap-dragon 600 S4

40. KashAli

Posts: 105; Member since: Apr 01, 2013

I sooo agree with you Samsung you bitch ripped me off. Releasing So Many S4s

19. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Wow that's great number but still not that great for Sammy.

20. SakuroAkino

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

NOKIA lumia 800,900,920,720.710.820, in last 2 years less than 20 million gs4 alone near to 25 million in just 2 months lol nokia you are so slow not slow...Out of Boundry,not in a position to come.near SAMSUNG again Note 3 will kick Nokia pooooooor Nokia

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