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Apple’s ‘flop’ iPhone 5c outsold Galaxy S5 in its first month on sale in UK Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/285876/apples-flop-iphone-5c-outsold-galaxy-s5-first-month-sale-uk/#d6rfS84yGhbeF5dC.99

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By Brian 1240 days ago
http://www.cultofmac.com/285876/apples-flop-iphone-5c-outsold-galaxy-s5-first-month-sale-uk/

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Samsung’s newly-launched flagship Galaxy S5 might have hoped to capture some of the iPhone’s market dominance in Britain, but new research figures show that even in its first month it trailed behind sales of the iPhone 5s and even Apple’s so-called “flop” iPhone 5c.

The numbers were crunched by research company Kantar Worldpanel, which looked at smartphone sales in the month of May. The Galaxy S5 did manage to convert a few former iOS users to become Android fans, with 17 percent of new S5 owners being former iPhone users.

Even this news is unlikely to worry Apple (or make Samsung particularly cheerful), however:

 

“In general, consumers buying the Galaxy S5 were primarily attracted by its large screen size,” said Kantar Worldpanel ComTech strategic insight director Dominic Sunnebo. “This is something Apple is likely to address with the [rumored] larger screen iPhone 6 launch expected in late September.


Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/285876/apples-flop-iphone-5c-outsold-galaxy-s5-first-month-sale-uk/#d6rfS84yGhbeF5dC.99