Counterpoint: Samsung shipped the most smartphones in Q1 of 2018

12 June 2018
Global shipments in Q1 of 2018 fell 3% over Q1 of 2017 - 11.1m less phones shipped.

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  • AnonD-784107
  • pY$
  • 06 Sep 2018

this is what happens when you bring like 10 new phones out a week. you flood the market. so if theory every 10 phones sold 2 or 3 will be amazing the rest pants. the business model seems to work. but still a lot of junk phones out there. Apple have the best idea. bring 2 or 3 phones a year build the hype during the year, and then the old pretend leaks. and boom instant millions of sales on release day.

    Yes thats correct Samsung shipped most devices but its a HUGE difference between shipped and sold..
    Problem is Samsung always makes much more than the market would like to buy then the phones ends as a parts on some huge landfill.
    Its no wonder that Sudokwon Landfill close to the Samsung heartquarters in south Korea is largest in the world. Every single day here endes18-20 000 tons of waste mostly electrical.
    But nobody cares about that as long as we can breath the air without any problems, we can make a clean drinkable water and still have non contaminated food in shops.
    Thuus the Samsung way.
    Hurrah Sudokwon landfill in South Korea.
    But nobody cares about not even Samsung not even anyone else.
    People just supports this company for good but forget about what is most important the environment.

      Anonymous, 12 Jun 2018thats y all of the shops got that much stock and their pric... moreRather have laggy android than get a fine from the court made by an apple which makes your phone degrade with every update slowing it constantly.
      Anyway having an OS which restrict me from almost everything doesnt cooperate with windows and adnroid phones unless you use 3RD party program charges several hours with their super expensive accesorize and they steal technology and use it and present as its own who would like to support a company like this,
      Selling Low end to medium phones for a price of an overpriced flagship isnt my cup of tea.
      But feel free to support them Apple fan boy. Xiaomi phone for 150 eur have 3GB ram 30000 mAh battery and 32GB disk space same like Iphone 7 for 700 euros. Plus its support SD card and have a jack.

        Anonymous, 12 Jun 2018The other day I was reading comments on Xperia XZ2 Premium ... moreSamsung is nothing else than a troll company which every day makes much more than market would consume.
        Thus is no wonder the phones ends as a parts on some huge landfill.
        Its no wonder that Sudokwon Landfill close to the Samsung heartquarters in south Korea is largest in the world. Every single day here endes18-20 000 tons of waste mostly electrical.
        Just to your Samsung. They making so much waste that one day they will kill the fresh air everything living and many else. But please keep supporting them they will really appreciate that mr. C L E V E R kid :-).

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          • Marco
          • Ntx
          • 13 Jun 2018

          SAMSUNG CAN DO ANYTH, 12 Jun 2018we all knew this was happening, samsung is the best when it... more"samsung is the best when it comes to hardwere and software support"

          This is inaccurate. Only a limited number of Samsung devices have the latest Android version.

          Besides, Samsung does not design the OS.

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            • Anonymous
            • PU%
            • 13 Jun 2018

            Anonymous, 12 Jun 2018thats y all of the shops got that much stock and their pric... moreLooking at recent Samsung phones, I think change will come soon in EU and even NA just like what has already happened in Asia.

            Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo/Vivo are entering other countries and regions rapidly. In two years, I guess Samsung will be dethroned.

            Chinese display and memory makers have stepped into market of high end parts. That will backup the fast growing of Chinese handset maker.

              Nokia is starting to appear in stats, yey! :)

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                • Anonymous
                • w9x
                • 12 Jun 2018

                thats y all of the shops got that much stock and their price goes down and down. samsung should not make these much phones. Who wants to buy laggy android ?

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                  • AnonD-754294
                  • teX
                  • 12 Jun 2018

                  keep it up HMD

                    Lol LG still alive even though their mobile divison loss at lot of money...just wondering which company shipped the most TV??

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                      • AnonD-752943
                      • tuf
                      • 12 Jun 2018

                      RANDOMS, 12 Jun 2018i hope apple will bring a real budget iphone to compete wi... moreNah.. their old iPhone serve as "budget" iPhone, that's why apple is obligated to update it

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                        • Uiw
                        • 12 Jun 2018

                        we all knew this was happening, samsung is the best when it comes to hardwere and software support, so they should be number 01, and for the crapple phones dont deserves to be on the 2nd place, usa we are coming. we will rule you just like the rest of the world. oneplus,htc,sony,nokia,xiomi,oppo,vivo and huhawei bless you

                          Samsung made a lot of J phone series, and that confuses customers a lot. I know it from experience from my mobile shop, a lot of confused faces with a lot of J and A Samsung's. J series is now more low than mid range.

                            RANDOMS, 12 Jun 2018its really impresive that apple manage to get the secound p... moreJust for status, maybe.....

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                              • RANDOMS
                              • Uiw
                              • 12 Jun 2018

                              Anonymous, 12 Jun 2018Not really, when they only make expensive phones, and trap ... morei hope apple will bring a real budget iphone to compete with samsung so they can pass samsung with a big margin, i have friends who are willing to buy an iphone but they dont have enough money to pay

                                Android Vs iOS...

                                The long time war still holds today, but still the Android world reigns supreme.

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                                  • Anonymous
                                  • Im4
                                  • 12 Jun 2018

                                  RANDOMS, 12 Jun 2018its really impresive that apple manage to get the secound p... moreNot really, when they only make expensive phones, and trap there customers into the ecosystem, what other phone are they gonna buy of they want iOS?

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                                    • Anonymous
                                    • BEY
                                    • 12 Jun 2018

                                    The other day I was reading comments on Xperia XZ2 Premium specification page, Sony fanboys particularly this 3d memory guy taking full liberty to bash Samsung lol and if you point out that, her XZ2 looks fat, he'll instantly brand you a Samsung fanboy lmao and troll you.
                                    Take that boys, your brand isn't even on the list. Samsung is indeed the pack leader.

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                                      • RANDOMS
                                      • Uiw
                                      • 12 Jun 2018

                                      its really impresive that apple manage to get the secound place only selling high price phones.