Skip to content

5 Million iPhone5 Sold in 3 Day Weekend vs. 10 Million Galaxy S4 Sold in 30 Days – Which is Better? ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

May 20, 2013

5 Million iPhone5 Sold in its First 3-Day Weekend vs. 10 Million Galaxy S4 Sold in its First 30 Days – Which is Better.

If history repeats itself, the Apple iPhone may out-sold the Galaxy smartphone almost Two-to-One, shown in the last 90 day period ending mid-March, 2013. Later this year the figures will tell the story.

The iPhone 5 launched to record sales figures; 5 million units sold to customers in the first three days. Samsung’s Galaxy S4 has also launched to strong figures; 10 million units shipped in the first 4 weeks. One announcement of these was a ‘disappointment’ from an analyst, yet the other figure is hailed as a triumph. Crazy? Well, maybe it is.

For Samsung, 10 million units shipped to vendors, makes it their fastest selling smartphone release ever, so for the folks from Korea at least, it is indeed a triumph. However, Apple sold to customers (not shipped to vendors) 5 million units of the iPhone 5 in the first 3 day weekend.

Compare these two headlines from Businessinsider:

iPhone 5 opening weekend sales come in worse than expected.

The headline above begs the question, worse than whose expectation?

Samsung’s S4 starts strong: 10 million units in less than a month.

One story portrays doom and gloom, and the other a more jubilant atmosphere. Analysts called 6 million units for the iPhone 5 the “worst case scenario” for Apple’s opening weekend. And yet, Apple achieved half Samsung’s initial 4-Weeks sales within Apple’s iPhone initial 3-Day weekend.




I am pleased you are reading this Article; our readers, thousands world-wide, give motivation for new topics published every day. Please be free to mention our site to your friends, family, and associates; simply forward the link below, post it on your Facebook and Twitter Pages for their review, spread the word, and of course anyone may subscribe too. Subscribing is secure, confidential, no junk mail, as every time I publish a story, the WordPress system sends a brief email reminder to you with a link to the Article:
https://fau4u2.wordpress.com/category/news-technology-devices/


Perspective: These articles are created to inform a diverse audience, whether it be NEWS relating to Photography, Digital Cameras, Lenses, Photo Editing Software, Smart Phones, Laptops, iPads, iPhones, and a variety of related products that attach to these devices, and of course Health & Wellness. The purpose is to inform those interested from what is believed to be reliable sources.


To learn more about what else we do, take a moment and visit these links, browse around. We are pleased with over 22 million visits in recent years: http://www.416-1100.com. If Health & Wellness is of interest take a look here too: http://www.Jim.Wilson.Isagenix.com.


If digital Imaging is of interest, I teach a course named “Principles of Digital Imaging and Post Image Processing” as an Adjunct Prof at FAU : http://www.416-1100.com/FAU-Classes/Principles-of-Digital


When I do, what I do… I usually do it here.

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: