Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Aug 2012 22:17 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless You wouldn't believe it, but something actually, truly interesting came out of the Apple vs. Samsung lawsuit yesterday. Apple had conducted a survey to find out why, exactly, consumers opted to go with Android instead of the iPhone. The results are fascinating - not only do they seem to invalidate Apple's claims, they provide an unusual insight into consumer behaviour. The gist? People choose Android not because it's an iPhone copy - they choose it because of Android's unique characteristics.
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Stopping subsidies will slow down sales of all phones

True, but it will probably slow down the sale of high end phones more. Sure the sales of the Galaxy SIII and HTC One X will probably slow down as much as the sale of the iPhone4, but there are also lots of Android phones that cost less than $300 unsubsidized, and the sale of those phones would probably pick up in such a scenario.

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