“Last Wednesday’s Apple’s iPhone 6 Will Demolish Android caused quite a stir,” Rocco Pendola writes for TheStreet. “Nearly a week after publication the article still trends — when the algorithmic winds blow the right way — near the top of TheStreet‘s charts. Of course, the subject matter welcomes divisiveness… What the negative response is all about [is] hate for Apple. Because nobody could possibly love Android.”
“Instead of a starting price of $199 on a two-year contract (the way it is with iPhone 5s), Apple [reportedly] wants $299 as the introductory price point,” Pendola writes. “Apple focuses on nothing other than producing the best hardware it possibly can, regardless of what its “rivals” do. As I noted in the demolish article, do not confuse concern over Android with panic. If it was iPhone 5 or 5s would have been a large-screen model. But Apple has waited for a reason.”
“It wants to get it right. It wants to sneak attack Google. Killing Android with a scalpel not a sledgehammer and hatchet. Almost as if keeping Android’s trend line in the down direction was an unintended consequence. Something that just sort of happened as Apple was going about its business,” Pendola writes. “Apple wants to ensure that when it does a bigger smartphone screen, it not only does it right, but to an extent that makes all that came before iPhone 6 look and feel obsolete. That’s what Apple’s about to do with iPhone 6.”
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