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Smartphone sales outpace those of feature phones for the first time

By Shawn Knight
Aug 14, 2013
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  1. Sales of smartphones outpaced those of feature phones during the most recent quarter for the first time ever. The surge was led by Samsung which sold more than 71 million units, an increase of nearly 30 percent compared to the...

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    This was gonna happen at one point.
     
  3. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,558   +356

    Pretty ominous for Apple.
     
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,178   +1,849

    This is hardly surprising. You can buy a smartphone nowadays for the same price as a feature phone.
     
  5. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 185   +13

    My personal phone is an S4. My work phone is an iPhone 5. The iPhone isn't so unique or special. It can do just about all the same functions as my S4. just a different name!
     

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