Samsung and Apple held 52% of the smartphone market in Q4

13 February, 2013
Samsung and Apple sit comfortable in top, while the third place is up for grabs according to Gartner report.

Sort by:

  • AnonD-102634

speakdtruth, 13 Feb 2013you samsung users are such iphone haters. you have so many diff... moreIphone gadgets are crap & takes u ages to get music on it. I love android cause u copy & paste your file & folders with ease

  • Carol

Anonymous, 14 Feb 2013forcing consumers? yep u do need help"Forcing customers indirectly" means: MASS MANIPULATION. If you don't understand that, maybe you need help. What mass manipulation is? I think we all know that a president, not very loved by the mass, always gets re-elected. You don't like him but something is forcing you indirectly to vote him, cause something tells you not to trust the others. You know why? Cause you are manipulated, and the media is the best messenger for the manipulation business. Now, this is the same with phones: You know that buying a new device that really has nothing new every half a year, will not help you with nothing but eats your money, yet you still buy. Cause "you" are to sheep to control your habits, leaving others to do it for you. And the best part is, that almost all people have the impression that there is something new in that, bragging about how much better it is, while there are very small differences. The funny part is that you will realize this only after 10 years, when there is really something new. You look back and say: MAN HOW MUCH MONEY I PAYED for the same thing, over and over again. I wander why was i so dumb;).

  • Life is good

I'm glad to see LG is still in the game. I have the Optimus 4x hd and never been more happy with a phone. Come on LG keep it up!

  • Android Man

bit confused whicj chinese company is holding on the to top spot. as Samsung is korean and made in korea. and apple is american but made in china.

so maybe its a typo.

  • rajjull

AnonD-46560, 14 Feb 2013exactly. Apple has and will always have its dominance. It can gi... moreIphone's hardwares is not made by Apple so don't write INNOVATION..

  • Anonymous

OMG. I wonder how long those other Android manufacturers will keep supporting Android with their declining sales. HTC -11 mil, Moto -7 mil, LG -28 mil. The only ones doing well are Samsung and the local Chinese brands. No wonder even Google is trying to move away from supporting Samsung too much.

  • Newtral

what i find funny is that people seem to not remember that the iphone 3G and 3Gs was made of so called cheap plastic looking kinda material so i don't know why people talking none sense i owned both phones people who are fandroid or isheep will bash each other stupidly like these companies care about them I for one will say android is far superior to ios though it's not yet still perfected it can still improve significantly but ios is stale honestly my iphone is in it's box and sold others android is just way way better and some people may say itunes has more apps, please with that bullshit most apps and pure shit and 90% hardly use them so they just say oh we have more apps pure stupidity the main usefull apps are in both markets i many times searched popular apps and recommended apps in itunes and play store and they both had them so useless talking numbers

  • kamote

Anonymous, 14 Feb 2013Thank you for proving my point about Samsung fanboys being too l... morehow come it's hard to find sg3 in philippines? we laugh at ip5 owners here. have you been reading news about sales and shipments? doesn't apple use the same term? what's the point anyways? hasn't ip5 been accepted as a crap like samsung kies has been accepted as unreliable?

  • kamote

Anonymous, 14 Feb 2013forcing consumers? yep u do need helpyup you tell them. i seen "i hate plastic" trolling other samsung news. @i hate plastic, don't say "WE". I thought you hate plastics? so you are not one of the "WE". not only samsung users upgrade even if unnecessary. look at all the people lining up to get another row of icons. lol

  • Anonymous

i love my lg phones...

you haters can't believe this lg sold 58 million phones!!!

nice job lg!

lg is coming back!

  • AnonD-70018

AnonD-112344, 14 Feb 2013it's awesome about apple. being a single device it holds a comm... moreActually, it's vice versa. If Apple aim at the mid range market they welcome direct comparison to Android, and that's a fight Apple can't win

  • Anonymous

AnonD-109744, 14 Feb 2013Actually habit/culture of changing phone within 6 month is "... moreIt's funny how you mention this.

Exactly. Support is done too. Their warranty is absolute garbage. I work at a company that sells their products. (Samsung) They are by far one of the worst companies to deal with, when it comes to warranty. These guys are unbelievable.

  • AnonD-112344

it's awesome about apple. being a single device it holds a commendable position where Nokia , blackberry can't even they release hand sets in monthly basis . Android sucks when apple comes to midrange market remember

Anonymous, 14 Feb 2013Yup those are the 'there are a well to do group".. delusion... moreOh dude.. You are god.. You know everything.. :p

[deleted post]Chill dude.. Even with plastic they manage to sell well.. You don't worry about them.. They are capable to sell anyway..

  • Anonymous

AnonD-109744, 14 Feb 2013Actually habit/culture of changing phone within 6 month is "... moreforcing consumers? yep u do need help

AnonD-46560, 14 Feb 2013exactly. Apple has and will always have its dominance. It can gi... moreI think you need to check out Samsung profit.. What a joke.. Samsung earns the most from android not Google.. Do some research

AnonD-109744, 14 Feb 2013Actually habit/culture of changing phone within 6 month is "... moreLol.. Dude you need help..

  • AnonD-109744

Actually habit/culture of changing phone within 6 month is "unnecessary" thing to do in life....

Thats why...(SAMMY) is taking granted of this people to encourage buying new phone offently.
They came out the new flagship within in short time 0.5years...indirectly forcing consumer to upgrade to latest and greatest gadget....

Actually whos fault?? cause sammy produce "CRAPPY" phone???
=IT IS US(phone lover)...who open the door for them to greedly do it....

  • AnonD-68354

(Cr)Apple has lost the right to use the iPhone name in Brazil! Reckon it'll be updated here soon!