These Charts Prove the iPhone Is the Most Popular Gadget in History
Apple smartphone's dominance can't be overstated
Five years ago, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) changed the world with its iconic iPhone. The cheerleader for the smartphone movement, this touchscreen device became a worldwide sensation for consumers, businesses and investors alike.
But just how dominant is this gadget? Is it true that nobody can recreate the success of the Apple iPhone, or is that just the hyperbole of fanboys? Or are wide-eyed investors simply pumping up Apple stock because they have nothing else to buy amid these days of global economic uncertainty?
The reality is that nothing lasts forever, and even entrenched brands can fade away. But in the case of the iPhone, any risk to its stranglehold on the mobile market is insignificant, and any slide in dominance is years away at worst.....<SNIP>
With a proprietary cable. One of the reasons I chose the Android platform is I could use all the old connector cables and chargers I had for my Blackberry.SoMelo wrote:iPhone gets a fail... No inter-changeable battery and still no 4G