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[ City A.M. ] Samsung Galaxy blasts sales out of rivals’ orbits

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SAMSUNG has tightened its phenomenal grip on the mobile market in recent months, with one in every two smartphones sold in Europe now made by the South Korean manufacturer.

Data from Kantar, the research firm, shows that the recent launch of the Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S4, propelled it to a 50 per cent share of the European market in the three months to the end of May. The closest rival, Apple, accounted for just under 18 per cent of sales on the continent, though sales are on the rise in the UK and US.

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all love/hate for samsung aside I'd love for some apple stomping in the mobile market just so the android app market can get that much more support
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People always gravitate to what is "in". I have no I'll will versus Samsung, but they aren't that much better then what is out there. I traded up my Samsung GS4 for a LG Optimus G Pro and am much happier.
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Yeah people will buy whats cool and hip just like the iPhone. I switched from an S4 to an HTC One and I am much happier with it. All based on personal preferance biggrin.gif
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Not surprising news really given Samsung and Apple are the only successful mobile companies. Both spend tons on advertising but Samsung floods the market with countless handsets, so yeah...not surprising.
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