“Apple appears to the be the primary beneficiary of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall blunders, with replacement devices also prone to catching fire which eventually resulted in the company cancelling production of the Note 7 entirely,” Benjamin Mayo reports for 9to5Mac. “This means Note 7 customers have no choice but to choose another type of phone.”
“Ming-Chi Kuo estimates that 5-7 million ex-Note 7 orders will convert into iPhone 7 sales, predominantly iPhone 7 Plus, thanks to the dual camera,” Mayo reports. “KGI says Note 7 users will have lost faith in the Samsung brand and have a tendency to like iOS and camera features, making the new iPhone an attractive sale.”
Mayo reports, “Out of approximately 12 million Note 7 orders, KGI claims Apple will be able to reap about 50% of the customers with the rest being shared amongst Android manufacturers like Huawei.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Now, to replace your dangerous Samsung Android iPhone wannabe, should you get an actual Apple iPhone (with all that comes with it: #1 App Store, Apple Pay, Messages, Apple retail network, etc., etc. etc.) or a Huawei Android phone (with all that doesn’t come with it)?
It’s like an IQ test.