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____/ Kari Laine on Saturday 10 Sep 2011 18:05 : \____
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> On 09/10/2011 07:47 PM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> ____/ TomB on Saturday 10 Sep 2011 17:40 : \____
>>> On 09/10/2011 06:23 PM, Kari Laine wrote:
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>>>> On 09/10/2011 07:14 PM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>>> Samsung Beats Apple In Europe, Android Leads The Market
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>>>>> | Samsung has beaten Apple in the West European market. The company now
>>>>> | holds 22% market share as compared to 21% market share of Apple. The
>>>>> | company shipped 4.8 million units in second quarter of 2011, as compared
>>>>> | of 4.6 million smartphones shipped by Apple. HTC stands tall at #3 spot
>>>>> | with 3.1 million units shipped. HTC now holds 14% market share in the
>>>>> | market.
>>>>> | According to a report by IDC,"All European countries are seeing
>>>>> | increasing smartphone adoption, as consumers go for Android-based
>>>>> | devices and the iPhone from Apple."
>>>> I find this kind of comparisons misleading. Take the top Android phone
>>>> maker and compare ONLY it's market share to Apple's. It would be much
>>>> more interesting to see all Android manufacturers combined and THAT
>>>> compared to Apple. I don't know but that would probably show that Apple
>>>> is losing big time...
>>> I disagree. It is much more interesting to see how just one single
>>> Android vendor is able to dethrone Apple as the leading mobile vendor.
>>> Could it be that it is no coincidence that Apple is specifically
>>> targeting *that* vendor with its IP lawsuits? ;-)
>> And in Europe.
> Japan and Australia too - probably many more...
Unless we know of any, it's just those. Claiming many more
is playing into Apple's hand.
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