“It seemed like an eternity for Apple to move to an iPhone display form factor larger than 4-inches, but then it happened,” Mark Reschke writes for T-GAAP. “In the threat of Samsung and Android gaining massive market share against Apple’s stodgy belief that a 4-inch iPhone was the perfect size, Apple released the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and changed the course of the smartphone market. ”

“With Apple penetration in Asia with an iPhone SE, tens of millions of first-time iPhone users will get the latest and greatest Apple technology, slowly immersing themselves with Apple’s overall ecosystem (now the most refined in the industry— Handoff, Continuity, it is all amazingly powerful),” Reschke writes. “Apple’s iPhone SE is the Trojan horse for Apple.”

” One one side of the coin, the first-time iPhone SE’s user will enjoy iOS goodies Apple delivers,” Reschke writes. “On the other side of the coin, Google and Android handset makers will not be too pleased to watch this iPhone spread across its lands. ”

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MacDailyNews Take: And the vast majority of these new-to-iPhone users will want bigger and better iPhones the next time around -especially in BRICS markets where your “phone” is your sole computer.