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Originally Posted by JasonCz View Post
.....and ironically your comment is posted along with it every other week. Fact of the matter is Apple handicapped itself. Market share is market share. Duh.
(Playing along with the Ford vs. Ferrari joke of a comparison) It's like saying Ferrari is whining over poor market share when they only produce 3 different models, x hundred Ferraris per year and sell them at over $200,000 when Ford makes 20 or so models, millions per year, at $12,000-$40,000.
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post #22 of 65
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It's over. Dorksterr: Don't go for the EVO, it's going to be very soon outdated. We have the Motorola Atrix and Motorola Droid Bionic; 2 dual core phones now.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBzJGckMYO4
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post #23 of 65
Apple is still doing very well, but android keeps spreading like no tomorrow.

When websites pulls these articles, why don't they just say it fairly that they are only talking about the US.
Sounds very misleading to me.
post #24 of 65
Hah that was pretty sweet. I can't wait for the next ~5 years of technology.

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Originally Posted by Ikon View Post
Apple is still doing very well, but android keeps spreading like no tomorrow.

When websites pulls these articles, why don't they just say it fairly that they are only talking about the US.
Sounds very misleading to me.
This article does say US only. The others I'VE seen have said so as well. Android is likely surpassing iPhone in UK/etc. as well isn't it?
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 2/22/11 at 8:57am
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This is the equivalent of saying "Ford passes Ferrari in market share"...
No it's not, because Ferrari never dominated the automobile market share, and then subsequently lost their lead in a single year while their competition grew by a few hundred percent.

Also, your analogy assumes that iOS is equivalent to a sports car while Android is equivalent to a normal car. I had an iphone for a year and now I've had an N1 for a year. I'll never use an iPhone again, it is certainly not the sports car of mobile OS's.
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No it's not, because Ferrari never dominated the automobile market share, and then subsequently lost their lead in a single year while their competition grew by a few hundred percent.

Also, your analogy assumes that iOS is equivalent to a sports car while Android is equivalent to a normal car. I had an iphone for a year and now I've had an N1 for a year. I'll never use an iPhone again, it is certainly not the sports car of mobile OS's.
That's my point. Ferrari is like Apple, they make top of the line, premium products. Android is Ford, they are on everything from small Fiestas all the way up to the Ford GT. So of course the latter will have a greater market share!
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I have a mid-price point android, and I can't say I'm completely happy with it.... lots of quirks... scrolling often mistakenly selects items, the whole swiping to unlock, answer and raising the dial during a call as well as other navigation issues... but I bought it because I didn't want an iphone and would never buy one.

I hope that the next revision is a little more tolerant...
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I have a mid-price point android, and I can't say I'm completely happy with it.... lots of quirks... scrolling often mistakenly selects items, the whole swiping to unlock, answer and raising the dial during a call as well as other navigation issues... but I bought it because I didn't want an iphone and would never buy one.

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I have a mid-price point android, and I can't say I'm completely happy with it.... lots of quirks... scrolling often mistakenly selects items, the whole swiping to unlock, answer and raising the dial during a call as well as other navigation issues.
Which phone would that be?

Frequently when I hear about bad experiences with Android the person has a rather outdated Android phone. There's this one douche that I love trolling on my Facebook. The only Android phone he's ever even touched is a G1, yet he somehow claims superior knowledge on everything that Android can do and that every Android phone has that annoying lagging scrolling affect. I dropped a Youtube link of my HD2 (not even an Android phone) running Android UNDERCLOCKED without that scrolling lag, and he never seemed to respond to that.
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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post
Apple has 2 major phones on the market, the 3GS and the 4. Through 2 carriers.

How many phones run the Android OS, a ton of phones across multiple carriers.

The fact that Apple even stands up so well VS Android should really still be a shocker to Google.

I'll put this flame suit on, since I'm going to be called an trolling apple fanboi.
Too be fair, Apple did have a decent head start.
    
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