“Apple’s iPhone is NOT on the ropes as reported by so many newspaper articles,” Malcolm Manness reports for The Motley Fool.

“According to the latest Strategy Analytics statistics, not only did the iPhone 5 take first place in world wide smartphone sales, but the iPhone 4s – the one year old model – took second place, beating out the much touted Samsung Galaxy S3, which came in third,” Manness reports. “The Samsung model runs Google’s Android operating system.”

Manness reports, “The iPhone remains the most popular smartphone on the market. Perhaps investors should be wary of the anti-hype that frequently surrounds Apple. True, there is reason for serious concern over margins, as this affects the bottom line. The rumors of Apple’s demise, however, seem to be a bit overdone.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Jersey_Trader" for the heads up.]

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