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Oct 10, 2009, 06:12 PM
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Link: Smart-Phone Market Update: Apple's Eating Everyone Else's Lunch (AAPL) (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20091010191233)
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amiganut
Oct 11, 2009, 10:40 AM
The iPhone IS a great cell phone. Too bad it only works on the worst provider. Way to go Steve. I have great service with Sprint. Unlimited Data, unlimited texting, 1500 minutes and I can call ANY cell phone on ANY service at no cost for only $197 a month with four phones. No "Circle" here.

Sprint is already working on installing 4G as is Verizon.

I for one, do not need to call around the world, so CDMA is OK for my use. One has to wonder how many iPhones could be sold if they were available on other services.

BongoBanger
Oct 11, 2009, 11:25 AM
Meanwhile back on planet Earth: No it isn't.

In between his breathless gushing, Blodget should have looked at the sales:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IPhone_sales_per_quarter.svg

Here's a hint 'Analysyts': don't do projections on a quarter by quarter baseis when a product has a launch oriented lifecycle. You'll just look utterly clueless if you do.

See, if we were really to look at quarterly year on year sales we would have seen Nokia's smartphone sales increase by over 3 million which is more than the iPhone sold outside the US full stop (Nokia have no US presence to speak of).

The iPhone does well and has a nice bit of the smartphone market. Articles like this show nothing more than the idiocy of the blogger posting them.

amiganut
Oct 12, 2009, 10:16 AM
Have never seen or used a Nokia. I did look at the Palm Pre. Was not impressed. I have a Samsung Instinct. "The iPhone Killer". That didn't last long. For starters, the web browser is a waste of time. The camera sucks. I do like the on screen keyboard for texting. My overall opinion of it is: It is no way close to being an iPhone killer. I do want an iPhone, but will NOT switch to AT&T. Face it. The iPhone IS the best Smartphone around.

BongoBanger
Oct 12, 2009, 12:47 PM
Face it. The iPhone IS the best Smartphone around.

It's certainly up there.