Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 4th Dec 2012 09:50 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current smartphone flagship is not even second. The iPhone 5 is outperformed by its predecessor, whose lower price and improved contract offers helped it remain appealing. The Samsung Galaxy S II completes the quartet at the top. The rest of the top ten smartphones is entirely an Android party. It includes the Google Nexus 4, who entered the rankings a solid fifth. The second half of the top ten includes the Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Sony Xperia U, HTC One X, as well as the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2." This is getting ridiculous, and it's not good for the market. For the love of Fiona, people, buy something that's not Android. I don't want to live in an Android-dominated smartphone world.
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RE: Obviously
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 4th Dec 2012 10:13 UTC in reply to "Obviously"
Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

Come on, this is little to do with what is best


Of course it doesn't. Who said so?

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RE[2]: Obviously
by henderson101 on Tue 4th Dec 2012 10:17 in reply to "RE: Obviously"
henderson101 Member since:
2006-05-30

Exactly, I'm not arguing with you at all. The costs pretty much show you why the figures are as they are, and why the SIII is so popular. It's a third cheaper over 2 years.

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RE[3]: Obviously
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 4th Dec 2012 10:19 in reply to "RE[2]: Obviously"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Exactly, I'm not arguing with you at all. The costs pretty much show you why the figures are as they are, and why the SIII is so popular. It's a third cheaper over 2 years.


It's Google's strategy, really. Make smartphones super-cheap. It's working, and sadly, I don't think the market benefits from it.

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