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4 Responses to “Infographic: 2012 Internet & Mobile Trends Report”

  1. wally says:

    What, Europe doesn’t exist?

  2. James Cameron says:

    One wonders just how robust Apple’s future will be with those Android numbers. Here are some more:

    “My, how things have changed. The latest numbers from ComScore show Android holding about 54 percent of the U.S. smartphone market, with Apple trailing behind at 34 percent. Globally, the disparity is even greater: According to IDC, three-quarters of all smartphones shipped worldwide in the third quarter of 2012 were Android-based, compared to just 15 percent for iOS. And remember, Apple launched its heavily hyped iPhone 5 within that very window.”

    http://goo.gl/Wvdf3

    Another emerging trend that bears watching: cheap, high quality Google devices that provide attractive alternatives to high priced carrier contracts.

  3. sihaque says:

    thats not a one-on-one comparison, really. a more accurate comparison would be say Apple vs. Samsung in the market that Apple plays in – the high end market. Otherwise, you’ve just upped Apple’s addressable market several fold.

    The other point worth noting is while Apple makes it’s money with hardware and software and adware and what not, Google gives away Android (mostly) and is simply looking for Ad money. On that front, i believe Apple is competitive, if not ahead of Google.

  4. Conan says:

    People switch from love to ashamed of in quick order. I remember the Motorola Razor the6n the Nokia was hot, then it wasn’t long ago that a Crack berry was a sign of pride and people showed them off. I predict Apple is at or near their zenith.

    All of the companies I listed above are still with us, selling phones, but the folks just aren’t gushing and saying how fashionable they are. The next “new thing” is coming, history says it is hard to stay on top and popular. It will probably be someone else.