“As a result, Apple has spent much of 2013 taking a hit in the stock market, with its biggest detractors citing a lack of innovation in the past few years.
This has led for some to suggest that Apple needs to rethink its smartphone a year strategy, lest it wants to suffer the same fate as BlackBerry,” Covert writes. “They say Apple needs to take a page from Samsung’s playbook and offer more; big phones, small phones, cheap phones, and rugged phones.”
Covert writes, “That would be a mistake. Virtually every strategic decision that Samsung has made in the past three years lies in opposition to what has made the iPhone so popular.”
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