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Teens: Apple iPhone out, Samsung Galaxy S III and Microsoft Surface in

0. phoneArena 13 Jan 2013, 00:16 posted on

It looks like Apple could be losing support of the teens as they have started to turn away from the Apple iPhone and have started to favor the Samsung Galaxy S III and Microsoft Surface Tabletsa; according to a survey done by Bus Marketing, Apple might have been too successful for its own good as teens say the ubiquitious nature of the iPhone is pushing counterculture supporting teens away from Apple's iconic smartphone and is pushing them toward the Samsung Galaxy S III...

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posted on 13 Jan 2013, 13:18 2

122. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5712; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


+1 for sarcasm! ;]

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 14:24 2

127. bluescreen (Posts: 154; Member since: 22 Nov 2012)


you should see more teens with an iphone than any other cause for one they have like 6 different models plus they all look almost identical from a distance plus the 3g's 4 and 4's are all dirt cheap so it makes sense.....

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 14:54

128. nwright94 (unregistered)


Not saying anyone in this comment thread is, but there's comments like that for windows phone and android as well. People just need to learn to be objective towards each OS :)

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 16:27 1

134. darkkjedii (Posts: 23021; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


You like to start trouble don't u?

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 17:58

139. fanboysrdumb (Posts: 44; Member since: 12 Jan 2013)


well this article is certainly going to help solve the deficit the economy is in.
congrats yay

this article will be a feeling of popping cherry for fandroids. its like all this bickering with the isheeps has finally come to an end. why ? and how ?

cause god revealed it in the holy scriptures...not the cure to problems of humans and the violence and all that mumbo jumbo on cnn and fox but but but a decision of what OS is better.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 20:25

143. tedkord (Posts: 13047; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Are you drunk?

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 20:30

145. tedkord (Posts: 13047; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Yeah, I meant the new iPad, whatever its called. Its only like 264ppi, but they call it retina. When retina was first introduced by Apple, it meant over 300ppi, the theoretical limit of human eyes.

Retina Display means nothing, because Apple will slap it on anything as a sales gimmick.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 21:36

148. rcrider4 (Posts: 118; Member since: 14 Nov 2011)


And people say they aren't biased...60 people bothered to downrate a person who simply said what computer they want...

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 21:41

149. rcrider4 (Posts: 118; Member since: 14 Nov 2011)


No actually...over half of the teens I know own iPhones. That is just a simple fact in our lives. The fact that you don't like Apple doesn't mean you need to downvote someone simply because he is stating what he sees around him. He probably hangs around different people than you, and so they have different phones. To say that he is blind because of that is just rude. Keep your super biased comments and rates to yourself and just look at things objectively for a change, or are you too obsessed with Google to be able to do that?

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 22:21

150. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5712; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


300 ppi is for smartphones which people typically hold closer to their face. tablets are held away from a further distance than smartphones so the 264ppi would be around Retina territory for a tablet.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 23:01

152. quakan (Posts: 1392; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


With a high ticket price too

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 23:11

153. Friendlysky (Posts: 54; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)


In that case the report is incorrect and they must be pull those info from the sky haaaa?

posted on 14 Jan 2013, 00:34

155. KazEmpire (Posts: 39; Member since: 07 Nov 2011)


Nice Avatar by the way.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 00:22 20

2. blackice214 (Posts: 165; Member since: 03 Jan 2013)


Xperia Z in.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 00:28 24

3. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Seems accurate to me. Not just teens, people in my age group (21-35) too

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 00:34 3

7. bucky (Posts: 2932; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


Incorrect. Android is much more affordable so teens on a budget can buy. They're also heavily discounted a month after they are released.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 00:43 30

14. tedkord (Posts: 13047; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Excuses, excuses.

I'll tell you the real reason Android outells iOS by such large margins. Choice and freedom coupled with power. Android's got it, iOS hasn't.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 00:43 11

15. frydaexiii (Posts: 1465; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


I don't see how that's a bad thing...Not only is Android better in features it's better in price too...

Also, discounted after a month just shows how quickly the Android hardware ecosystem is evolving. Only idiots like Apple would hold back technology for the sake of keeping their current product "in".

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 01:56 7

32. nwright94 (unregistered)


Doesn't mean they're not good devices. You can get a Verizon Galaxy Nexus for cheap now, even the razr M, they're great devices.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 02:54 12

46. thunderbolt (Posts: 76; Member since: 10 Jan 2013)


Teens in India are Android fan by and large. It's not question of cheap or affordable, it's just that apple is seen as a jailed device with a huge price and no more. They just don't listen to any of marketing stunts of Apple.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 03:27 2

55. bon24x7 (Posts: 209; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


there aren't any such marketing stunts by apple here in india..its just the price that made android popular..if iphones were half their current price then the story would've been different..about 90-95% of android users that i know or have met doesn't even know what android is about, they just bought one cos of the price or cause their friends has one..

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 07:13 1

72. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


If the biggest carriers advertise on National TV what more advertising you want? Advertising also is linked to sales. If sales doesn't happen after initial ads the ads drop out completely. Airtel was advertising IP5 but now those ads have vanished because it did not make an impact on sales.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 10:20

88. Whateverman (Posts: 3283; Member since: 17 May 2009)


Right...the Galaxy Note 2 is still $300. Where's that heavy discount?

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 10:54

97. bon24x7 (Posts: 209; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


some truths are hard to chew...'m glad I turned 20+ of 'em to using WP...n guess what..no complaints..

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 12:06 1

101. monkeytown (Posts: 125; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


slightly wrong my friend. android just has like 283463255 models one can choose from, thats why it outsells ios

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 12:14 2

106. tedkord (Posts: 13047; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Yeah, thats covered under choice. Nice try, though.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 15:38 1

132. Ruckus (Posts: 286; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)


Yes the Note 2 is $300 which is why it wont outsell the iPhone or the cheaper GS3.

I will say in the U.S. more teens do have iPhones but im hoping that trend declines some and Windows Phone goes on the rise!

WP>iPhone

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 18:13

140. Whateverman (Posts: 3283; Member since: 17 May 2009)


I can't see the Note 2 outselling the iPhone either, but not because of the price. It's because of the screen size. Not everyone is willing to go up to a 5.5 inch screen. Especially when the GS3 is virtually the same phone in a smaller, more manageable size. For me...the Note 2 is perfect! So I don't mind paying the 300 bucks, and I'm sure many others don't either.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 20:49

146. Ruckus (Posts: 286; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)


Ha! Remember the Juke?? Was it even 1/2 inch screen? Lol

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 00:29 44

4. MrJerry (Posts: 403; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)


The more you know, the less you like Apple

It's just that simple

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