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AT&T: We Just Sold A Record-Breaking Number Of Smartphones

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ATT this morning announced that it sold over 10 million smartphones during the holiday quarter, which was its biggest ever quarter for smartphone sales.

In the release, which we have below, it says, “This included best-ever quarterly sales of Android and Apple smartphones.”

We checked with ATT and it clarified to say this means a record breaking number of iPhones as well as a record breaking number of Android phones.

This is good news for Apple which had been dogged by reports of weak iPhone 5 demand.

However, before people go nuts, there are a few things to consider. Assuming Apple sold the same proportion of smartphones at ATT in this holiday quarter as it did in 2011’s holiday quarter, then iPhone sales are up just ~7%. It’s not a perfect comparison, though. Last

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