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    do free bogo phones count in those figures?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jakeh0 View Post
    do free bogo phones count in those figures?
    I have no idea. I posted these links because it seems every news article tells a different story. Just goes to show you have to be careful what information you use. I saw another headline kind of news story a while back that had a different take on supposedly the facts. Each one was way different.
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    Not only is it in the numbers it is in what you are measuring. RIM is #4 in the WORLD with 10.6 million SHIPPED. Apple is #1 manufacturer in the US with 8.8 million SALES.
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    RIM is a Canadian company. It can't be the number one US company.

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    It doesn't really matter really. Why should I care if RIM sells more, makes more, ships more devices than anyone? It doesn't affect me any.

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    The articles are not contradicting themselves. They are taking different measurements.
    Sometimes the devil is in the details.
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    Quote Originally Posted by robnhl View Post
    RIM is a Canadian company. It can't be the number one US company.

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    #4 in the world. Not America.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robnhl View Post
    RIM is a Canadian company. It can't be the number one US company.

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    Duh!. . . . . . . .
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    That's great and all but I'm looking for the company that makes the best smart phones who cares about quantity I want quality
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    Quote Originally Posted by dwaynewilliams View Post
    It doesn't really matter really. Why should I care if RIM sells more, makes more, ships more devices than anyone? It doesn't affect me any.

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    well id imagine their sales figures would have some level of influence on their corporate roadmap hmm?
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    Poor Motorola being compared to two fruit brand at a bad time.

    Anyhow, power to North America once again. I think the Koreans and Finnish have taken top spots for too long and it's about time the industry changes with innovation coming from North America.
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    Motorala is garbage.. Sales figures don't mean jack.

    Look at dominos pizza... they're sell so much friggin pizza its insane, yet their quality and taste sucks... its all about marketing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pi Guy 3.14 View Post
    Motorala is garbage.. Sales figures don't mean jack.

    Look at dominos pizza... they're sell so much friggin pizza its insane, yet their quality and taste sucks... its all about marketing.
    Bingo!!! You can add Budweiser to that list.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRock2.0 View Post
    Bingo!!! You can add Budweiser to that list.
    haha exactly
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRock2.0 View Post
    Bingo!!! You can add Budweiser to that list.
    agreed 100% ....
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    Quote Originally Posted by dwaynewilliams View Post
    It doesn't really matter really. Why should I care if RIM sells more, makes more, ships more devices than anyone? It doesn't affect me any.

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    This. What the top selling manufacturer really doesn't matter, especially with how fast things can change. As long as the manufacturer of my phone is not going bankrupt and can afford to keep developing improvements, it's all good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pi Guy 3.14 View Post
    Motorala is garbage.. Sales figures don't mean jack.

    Look at dominos pizza... they're sell so much friggin pizza its insane, yet their quality and taste sucks... its all about marketing.
    Have you tried their new recipe? Pure awesomeness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MACKSnare519 View Post
    Have you tried their new recipe? Pure awesomeness.
    $5 dollar pizza is $5 dollar pizza no matter what they say they did to it...
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    Quote Originally Posted by jahoobob View Post
    Not only is it in the numbers it is in what you are measuring. RIM is #4 in the WORLD with 10.6 million SHIPPED. Apple is #1 manufacturer in the US with 8.8 million SALES.

    With all due respect,
    Sold and Shipped are interchangeable, in this scenario, so RIM still is out performing Apple, as Shipped for RIM means Sold to dealers, but not to end users, Sold for Apple means sold to dealers, not to end users.


    WHAT this does say how ever is in the top 10 world wide manufacturers Apple is for sure in it, if not just outside of the top 5, which is a good thing for Smartphone fans

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