“Samsung doesn’t provide specific numbers, so we are going to take their word that shipments jumped 40 percent?” Dalrymple asks. “To make matters worse, Strategy Analytics ‘estimates’ sales of 28 million devices. Where the hell did they get that number?”
“According to Strategy Analytics, Apple sold 17 million iPhones, which is equal to a 21 percent growth rate over the same quarter last year. Those numbers are publicly available in Apple’s own earnings press release,” Dalrymple reports. “Note the big difference? Apple ‘sold’ 17 million iPhones and Samsung ‘shipped’ some number that Strategy Analytics pulled out of their ass.”
Read more in the full article, “The bullshit Samsung smartphone numbers,” here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Dow C." for the heads up.]