Sources: Samsung [PDF], iNews [Google Translated], WSJ, Bloomberg
quote: But they don't CARE about market share! At least according to some here, and because Apple TOLD them they don't! LOLBut come on, get real, they DO care about market share, ALL companies do.
quote: I just can't see how that doesn't put Apple's smartphone business in the category of 'marketing supported house of cards.'
quote: iPhones are for those that are less technically inclined that want a basic smartphone that simply works with no fussing around and don't really care about flexibility. You know the type - the ones that always get their computers loaded with malware while surfing thru porn, scratch their heads as to why their system is slowing down & go paying the nearest computer geek to fix it for them.Apple is very, very good at finding and marketing to these folks.
quote: This pretty much explains Apple's whole business model right here. http://i.imgur.com/czP3p4P.gifTurning shit into rainbows via marketing, and nitwits swallow it up whole
quote: You should be made to think with some objectivity
quote: Let me see, the iPhone (now) has a flash system that 99% of competing phones cannot hope to match (there are two that have better flashes, and under 10 that are *eh* and none of those are huge sellers).
quote: It has fingerprint reader, which to most people means "it is ultra good!11!1!!" and such.
quote: Every iPhone comes with one year of hardware repair coverage through its limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary support. AppleCare+ for iPhone extends your coverage to two years from the original purchase date of your iPhone and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a $79 service fee plus applicable tax.
quote: I am a minority case that does TONS of reading on my phone