Visualized: Samsung Galaxy S5 sales compared to Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5s / 5c sales

Samsung allegedly shipped 10 million new Galaxy S5 flagship smartphones around the world in 25 days, this meaning that the handset is a bit more popular than the older S4...
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37 Comments

17. RaulBlas

Posts: 47; Member since: Mar 31, 2014

Android customers had a lot of alternatives, so the most anxious don´t need to wait a full year before the next flagship launch, some brands like Samsung and Sony make 2 launches a year, and ofcourse they can go to another brand anytime. IOS customers had it harder, they need to wait for september every year and it´s really every 2 years when they may really want to trade them old iphone, because usually there´s little change from year to year. 2014 will definitely be different, it is very predictable, because many will go for the big screen of the iphone 6

33. Axara35

Posts: 4; Member since: May 01, 2014

2 launches a year? FGS (For god's sake), Samsung launches 2 flagships (Galaxy series and Note series) and floods the market with crappy phones that are a cheap copy of their flagships available in the moment...

20. trqster

Posts: 175; Member since: May 17, 2013

Apple will always be Apple and in that sense the iPhone will always be different from anything else on the market, appealing to people who value the fashion/status appeal of a mobile device and general buyers of the 'premium' segment and not so much for the specs & technology per ser... No way Samsung with all of its cheap galaxy branding ou there can compete on the same level… It appeals to people on other levels, such as (low) price devices, or sometimes really great innovative devices such as the Note 3.

29. donfem

Posts: 708; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

How "cheap" in your opinion is the Galaxy branding? How "premium" is the iphone really? Aside from the feeling of "owning a phone cool enough to be seen with", what does an iphone offer which other flagships do not?

31. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Good apps Services

36. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

Comment straight out of 2010. Google has come a long way since then.

37. obiwan

Posts: 1; Member since: May 14, 2014

it's called love. you cannot explain it, people will buy iphone because they love it and the status it brings regardless of the price and the features.
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