“The iPhone could be 50% more network efficient than the Android, based on comments from Sprint CEO Dan Hesse yesterday,” Dimitra DeFotis blogs for Barron’s. “Hesse said iPhone users are likely to consume significantly less 3G than the typical user of a dual-mode 3G/4G device.”
DeFotis reports, “Hesse’s 50% figure is key in calculating the long-term value of an iPhone to customers, Sprint’s long-term expectations for margin expansion and, BTIG Research says, ‘More importantly, if Sprint’s claims are true, this could become a new key differentiator in Apple’s relationship with the operators that subsidize versus its competitors HTC, Samsung, Motorola, etc.'”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Tayster” for the heads up.]