Samsung Galaxy S5 sales said to fall behind iPhone 5s and last year’s S4

The Galaxy S5, the flagship staple of Samsung’s smartphone strategy, is underperforming with sales of just 5 million units in May, less than the 7 million Apple iPhone 5s…
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127 Comments

71. bestmvno

Posts: 251; Member since: Mar 07, 2014

Why in the world do you want a heavy phone? That's a big turn off to me. I don't need my phone to way 1/3 of a pound like your claim of the Nokia Arte.

89. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

U claimed to have a nexus 5 not too long ago, now a note 3. Hmmmm...

99. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Wrong I did never say I had a nexus5

106. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You are a liar man. Ninetysix called you out about it already, liar.

107. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Wrong again. Lie about something I never said, that I have. I don't see the point and what benefit and advantage would I acclaim. I never owned a nexus 5.

26. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Did you ever take a look AOSP itself? It's so amateurishly written that making a *product* on its base would be a real rip off. But unfortunately, people aren't aware of this, and there are TONS of craps of this kind. How sad...

95. tedkord

Posts: 17133; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Keep trying to sell it, man! Maybe you'll eventually convince someone and knock Android down from 80% market share to 79.999999999999999999999% market share!

108. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Java, what do you expect

122. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Sorry disappointing you, AOSP isn't written in Java. From all those BSs you haven been spreading, I came to the conclusion that you are most probably an elementary school kid pretending to be a tech savvy adult. Your BSs are THAT ridiculous. Do us and yourself a favor : shut up and go ask your mom for more milk.

36. jshan

Posts: 200; Member since: Dec 25, 2011

Don't worry bout millions of peoples ! They might correct than you !! Or maybe they all love to have something really look and perform well !!

37. iampayne

Posts: 322; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

Well thats a dumb comment. This is what people want; apps, the ability to make phone calls, a good camera, ecosystem. All which are served very well by the iPhone. So how are people not knowing what they put their money into? Just because someone buys an iPhone it makes them dumb?

109. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

This is what happens when the tech we have (Nokia) far exceeds the tech of the iphone. Nokia is going to start a revolution in wireless charging, but sadly taken how LONG it takes Microsoft to do anything, they will probably snatch up the patent and claim is as their own, and the iTards are going to whoo and whaa about it like its amazing, JUST because it bears a half eaten rotten Apple on it.

51. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

THERE IS ONE BIG LIE. . Or at least, the truth is not said. Samsung have not only one high end device like Apple. Every year ppl since S3 , ppl buy more and more the Note devices too(wait to se Note3 numbers). So the number of both - S and Note must be counted (Not to mention Active) Samsung's politic is not same like Apple's. ....

66. nithyakr

Posts: 161; Member since: Jun 20, 2014

Well Apple tend to provide users with better user experience where as Android on the other hand has too much half baked software products and hardware. From my experience with Samsung GS3 and GS4, both I have switched a couple of times for screen flickering issues, Button press issues and battery issues. But with my iPhone 5, I haven't had any issue upto date and the experience seems to be enjoyable than the touch wiz. Everything seems to be smoother and quicker on iOS. Of course someone can argue that his/her GS3 or GS4 gave them no problems. But we have to admit that Apple takes quality of the product way more serious than Samsung. Thats why the sales numbers are higher for Apple.

92. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

There's more than just Samsung and Apple

82. __0__

Posts: 242; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Galaxy note is the only galaxy you should care about . The rest are rubbish

110. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Apple made the ipad mini after they saw how popular samsungs 7" tablets were. Apple made colored plastic phones to be "Cheaper", samsung had colored plastic phones. Samsung came up with the idea of a smaller tablet for better portability and ease of use. Apple use an ARM CPU for their devices. The ARM v8 was the first 64bit ARM CPU, Apple just made the first Native O/S to run on it. And samsung have made their own O/S thank you and they done it before iOS 1.

115. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Also apple is the #1 tech company by market cap value. Their products sell like hotcakes. They reinvented the smartphone. They revolutionized the mobile market. They have the best selling line of phones ever. Their products (in particular, phones and tablets) have the highest resale value. They have the highest customers satisfaction rating. Now what, and please be intelligent?

124. momonm1

Posts: 23; Member since: May 30, 2011

In order for Samsung to catch up with Apple is for them to improve on hardware..., Galaxy Line way below apples hardware components... When you hold these 2 devices... You'll fall in love with Apple because of its Premium feel...

125. nodnarb

Posts: 35; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

I think while many people buy them blindly some people also know what they are buying and prefer the experience of apple devices. I used to get exclusively android phones but when i had some phone misfortunes last summer I inherited a family member's iPhone 4s. I have to say I have grown to love the iPhone because it is just so convenient for everyday life (considering I have a macbook as well). Not sure what I am going to do when I have an upgrade; will have to test out some good android phones again before deciding

2. naittosan

Posts: 239; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

Most people are not technology savvy, they buy what they know and trust.

7. iLegend

Posts: 41; Member since: Jun 05, 2013

Trust...well said

19. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Typical, just like Ford sells more cars then BMW, and Merc. That shows that IPhone's are Ford. Cheap no quality and no prestige.....

32. iampayne

Posts: 322; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

If you think the S5 is a BMW your high.

45. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

It doesn't really go that way. But closer to truth would be like this: BMW=iPhone Audi= Galaxy S+ Note VW and Škoda= Other Galaxies (Seat=Ativ lol) (But seriously VAG and Samsung are completely different companies)

67. nithyakr

Posts: 161; Member since: Jun 20, 2014

If you think that, Samsung's plastic is more prestigious than the aluminium finish of the iPhone 5S, you obviously has a different taste than the most of the people.

73. Ninetysix

Posts: 2933; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

BUahahahaha... big analogy fail.

87. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Mocking remark Sarcasm

91. Ninetysix

Posts: 2933; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

LOL..which ford exactly has the same price (or more) as a BMW or Mercedes and sells more? Is Ford known for its customer service and customer support? Getting dumber and dumber each day broski.

101. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Come on broski, it was a sarcasm, post.
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