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Its the result of having a single focal point for the second largest mobile platform in the industry that's been stagnant for 16 months.

If the Nexus line were the only Android phones on the market you'd probably see greater numbers for the Nexus Prime, since nobody will have upgraded their phone for a year.
    
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Originally Posted by nathris View Post
Its the result of having a single focal point for the second largest mobile platform in the industry that's been stagnant for 16 months.

If the Nexus line were the only Android phones on the market you'd probably see greater numbers for the Nexus Prime, since nobody will have upgraded their phone for a year.
Exactly. Other platforms have many options that it's tough to hit numbers like that.

Samsung sold over 10 million Galaxy S II phones [not including those in the US]. Now imagine the Galaxy S line as the only Android phone and there was only one version released per year.
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Exactly. Other platforms have many options that it's tough to hit numbers like that.

Samsung sold over 10 million Galaxy S II phones [not including those in the US]. Now imagine the Galaxy S line as the only Android phone and there was only one version released per year.
On the contrary, imagine 50 different iOS devices.
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On the contrary, imagine 50 different iOS devices.
Both scenarios paint the same picture
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I had a choice when upgrading, 4S or the Bionic. Sorry, but experiencing the speed of LTE, I simply cannot endorse the Iphone. It may be fine for many people though.
Which is completely fine. I still remember the days where we did NOT have competitive choices between so many great smartphones. Before Apple changed the industry with the smartphone, we were all victims to whatever neutered phones carriers deemed worthy for us. Now we dictate through the manufacturers what phones and OS that WE want.
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I went from an Evo 4g to an iPhone 4s.

It was upgrading from coach to first class. Android is nice but it didn't feel finished.
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On the contrary, imagine 50 different iOS devices.
All being Apple they would fail. Apples sell because of exclusivity.
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All being Apple they would fail. Apples sell because of exclusivity.
And Android sells because of its unrestricted nature. Just 2 different businesses going about it in their own different ways.
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I think people forget how many humans are in the world


4 000 000 / 7 000 000 000 = 0.000571428571

It's a lot of phones, but not even close to a significant portion of the population (even if you halved the population to 3.5 billion)
holy crap we're at 7 billions people on this planet already? Thought we were still at 6
And extremely good point." 0.000571428571% bought iphone 4S. ZOMG humanity failure"
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