Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Aug 2013 21:16 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I wrote this almost exactly three years ago, to much debate:

Sure, Apple will most likely still make far more money per sold iPhone device than competitors will per Android phone, but the trend is clear: as much as I love my iPhone, it will be relegated to a ~10% market share figure within a few quarters.

It took a little longer than "a few quarters", but here we are. Android has revolutionised the smartphone market. I'm not particularly happy about that (both Android and Samsung are far too dominant, which is bad for the market and thus for consumers), but there it is.

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Smartphone market grows healthy
by telltec on Thu 8th Aug 2013 05:23 UTC
telltec
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2012-06-15

I think the smartphone market is becoming a lot healthier these days:
Next to Apple and Android devices you have a of course young but solid and well designed alternative in Windows Phone.

I also think that we will have a strong competitor for low end smartphones with Firefox OS, which is already getting strong carrier support.

I don't think that there is much more room for more than three or four good smartphone OS unless there will be a successful system for easily porting fully featured web apps between them.

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