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Hopefully they will take down Apple. I'm so tired of hearing all the hipsters say Apple is the best when they have no clue what it takes to actually make a good phone..
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Hopefully they will take down Apple. I'm so tired of hearing all the hipsters say Apple is the best when they have no clue what it takes to actually make a good phone..

Because the iPhone's not a good phone? Okay, whatever, lol.

I hope the opposite, I want Apple to retain their standing in the market and for WP to grow taking marketshare from both Android and iOS. The worst thing to happen would be Android dominating the market with Samsung pushing the majority of sales.
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Because the iPhone's not a good phone? Okay, whatever, lol.

I hope the opposite, I want Apple to retain their standing in the market and for WP to grow taking marketshare from both Android and iOS. The worst thing to happen would be Android dominating the market with Samsung pushing the majority of sales.

IMO the worse thing is to have one company dominating the market. Which was apple. At least with android more than one company is winning at any given time.

FYI iphones were good back when the 3gs came out tongue.gif

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Hopefully they will take down Apple. I'm so tired of hearing all the hipsters say Apple is the best when they have no clue what it takes to actually make a good phone..

Apple has been down for a while. Samsung is leading.
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IMO the worse thing is to have one company dominating the market. Which was apple. At least with android more than one company is winning at any given time.

Not really (for the multiple companies winning part). Everyone that's not Samsung is losing, especially HTC and if Android dominates it's just going to be something similar to Apple.
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The worst thing to happen would be Android dominating the market with Samsung pushing the majority of sales.

You have been away for a while huh..
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Not really (for the multiple companies winning part). Everyone that's not Samsung is losing, especially HTC and if Android dominates it's just going to be something similar to Apple.

Did you forget a year and a half ago HTC was winning?

They just dropped the ball.
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You have been away for a while huh..
No? By dominating I'm referring to them having complete control over the market. At the moment Apple still has a huge stake even though it's less.
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Did you forget a year and a half ago HTC was winning?

They just dropped the ball.

They didn't drop the ball. Their company is completely getting destroyed right now when looking at sal and they've been unable to pull themselves out of the sales slump. It's a bunch of small missteps that have added up and they're unable to correct it.
Edited by Marin - 1/20/13 at 2:41pm
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No? By dominating I'm referring to them having complete control over the market. At the moment Apple still has a huge stake even though it's less.
They didn't drop the ball. Their company is completely getting destroyed right now when looking at sal and they've been unable to pull themselves out of the sales slump. It's a bunch of small missteps that have added up and they're unable to correct it.

Apple does not have a huge stake when comparing percentage each company controls.

I was saying, Samsung was once what HTC is now. Its obvious making uni-body phones isn't working and cheap plastic phones are working for Samsung.

How long will it take HTC to realize that?

Soon Huawei and others will pass HTC
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No? By dominating I'm referring to them having complete control over the market. At the moment Apple still has a huge stake even though it's less.
They didn't drop the ball. Their company is completely getting destroyed right now when looking at sal and they've been unable to pull themselves out of the sales slump. It's a bunch of small missteps that have added up and they're unable to correct it.

Apple does not have a huge stake when comparing percentage each company controls.

I was saying, Samsung was once what HTC is now. Its obvious making uni-body phones isn't working and cheap plastic phones are working for Samsung.

How long will it take HTC to realize that?

Soon Huawei and others will pass HTC

Eh... Maybe my next phone won't be another Samsung then. volume keys rattle when it is on vibrate. I suspect a unibody phone would have high build quality.

Idk... I picked up an iPhone 4s the other day and was like "Wow... its thin. And it feels so solid and dense." I really loved the feel of it.
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Eh... Maybe my next phone won't be another Samsung then. volume keys rattle when it is on vibrate. I suspect a unibody phone would have high build quality.

Idk... I picked up an iPhone 4s the other day and was like "Wow... its thin. And it feels so solid and dense." I really loved the feel of it.

I have gotten adicted to the Note 2. Unless something comes that offers more, I will more than likely to get a Note 3.
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