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Samsung (SSNLF.PK) overtakes Nokia (NOK) as the world's biggest provider of cellphones, ending...

Samsung (SSNLF.PK) overtakes Nokia (NOK) as the world's biggest provider of cellphones, ending the Finnish company's 14-year reign. Samsung's shipments rose 36% to 93.5M phones, well above Nokia's 82.7M. With shipments of 44.5M smartphones, Samsung also regained the lead from Apple (AAPL) in that segment.
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  • Jon T
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    The sad thing is that there are many people who associate "biggest" with another word in the English language - best.

     

    Which is patently far from reality.
    27 Apr 2012, 05:36 AM Reply Like
  • Losing Paper While Gaining ...
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    Long time nokia fan (last phone was an n900 - you had to work to even find those) and I recently switched to the samsung galaxy nexus. I prefer the nexus, I just miss the hardware keyboard.

     

    Nokia, come back. I miss you. You were the best.

     

    Now, I hate to say it, but samsung might just be that :/
    27 Apr 2012, 01:06 PM Reply Like
  • DeepValueLover
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    Nokia is heading for $3 per share.
    27 Apr 2012, 07:40 AM Reply Like
  • mimailmula
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    Some cheap versions of the galaxy are just on the line of being called "smartphone". I wonder how many equivalents to the iphone are they selling...
    27 Apr 2012, 10:03 AM Reply Like
  • Eightball
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    Lol, like the 3gs that Apple still sells?
    27 Apr 2012, 11:02 AM Reply Like
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