The fact that Android-based smartphones are available in all shapes, sizes, and price is the one that probably makes iPhone owners feel bad. At least, an article on Business Insider published on March 12th implies so.
B.I. writer Nicholas Carlson says that owning an Android does not really feel like using a smartphone.
He opens his article by writing that Android owners are less likely to purchase items with their phone, browse the web or watch videos compared to iPhone owners. He also writes that Android phones are too easy to get. Anyone can walk into AT&T, Verizon or Sprint store and get an Android. Even better, Nicholas pokes fun, Androids are often given away for free. Continue reading
According to reports from SamMobile and GSMArena, Samsung is not just putting all of its efforts in perfecting the next generation of Galaxy S phone, Galaxy S4. It is also working for a new entry-level Android phone dubbed as Galaxy Pocket Neo. Continue reading
Ask these questions: Who makes all the popular Android phones? Who puts the most marketing efforts in popularizing Android against Windows Phone and iOS? The answer to these questions will be simple: Samsung. Google is happy at Samsung for doing the most promotion of its Android operating system.
But there’s another question that makes Google unhappy. Who dominates the Android market with over 40% market share? It’s Samsung. And Google is afraid that this may cause Google lose its profit. Continue reading