Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Jun 2012 12:06 UTC
Apple Exactly five years ago today, Apple officially released its entry into the mobile phone market, the iPhone. Immediately loved by customers the world over, ridiculed by the competition, and, in my book, not particularly innovative feature-wise, it changed the mobile phone industry virtually overnight. Love the iPhone or hate the iPhone, its industry-changing impact is evident.
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by jared_wilkes on Sat 30th Jun 2012 15:09 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Status symbol"
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Android is not a phone, it is an OS. By your own metric, the iPhone is generally and in most geographies the "best" smartphone. At best, in most geographies, there is only 1 phone that remotely approaches the iPhone (the latest and greatest Samsung Galaxy) and it will generally only outsell the iPhone for a few months of its initial availability.

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