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Analyst: Apple iPhone 5, game over

0. phoneArena posted on 16 Dec 2012, 23:34

Following Monday's downgrade of Apple shares by Citigroup, shares of the Cupertino based firm's suppliers have been falling on Monday as one analyst says that demand for the Apple iPhone 5 has peaked in the U.S. and was just "so-so" in China; shares of Foxconn parent Hon Hai Precision were the biggest loser as of Monday morning in Asia...

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posted on 17 Dec 2012, 01:49 4

58. badini007 (Posts: 18; Member since: 02 Jul 2012)


In our office 3 guys switched to android (SGS3) in this month only and I never thought that these guys will ever think of changing to a different OS.

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 02:04

59. lyndon420 (Posts: 5002; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


I think every monkey and his dog predicted this was gonna happen soon.

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 02:44 3

64. tiara6918 (Posts: 2111; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Apple, this is what happens when you keep on releasing the same thing again and again. People are no longer amazed by the innovation you once have had before

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 03:12

71. cncrim (Posts: 910; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)


This is good for all of us bc now Apple force to change the same old ios and thier iphone ipad. The end it is good for comsumer like us.

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 04:02 3

76. tedkord (Posts: 14130; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Apple are far from over, but they are losing their luster. The RDF has definitely decreased drastically without Steve Jobs.

My buddy at work, who has owned iPhones since the OG, skipped the 4s because he recognized it was just the same phone he already had (the iPhone 4), and waited for the iPhone 5.

Now that its out he went out and got a Galaxy Note 2, just last week. And he couldn't be happier. Bit of a learning curve for him, but I'm there to help as much as I can. He doesn't miss the iPhone at all, and loves watching movies on that huge screen.

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 04:52 1

78. Michelle_lopez (Posts: 3; Member since: 17 Dec 2012)


Smelly Apple try this taste, I do not like to see the news every day in that other brand-name in difficulties, Samsung and Apple has been a good result, I use the phone, and different from the others because I do not want othersnot the same product only share her friends with iphone samsung I used MOTO RAZR MAXX HD, currently Apple fans and the the Samsung fans very proud, waiting for to be surpass

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 05:40 1

79. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)


NASA, prepare for landing. Apple is coming home.

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 06:56

82. sithvenger (banned) (Posts: 371; Member since: 25 Aug 2012)


Some one should fire that analyst, even if the ip5 doesn't do as well as it should, it's still far from game over

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 07:48

89. jibraihimi (Posts: 770; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)


I don't believe what analysts predicts, because most of their predictions are always wrong, out of 100% only 1% of their pdredictions are right, and then they create so much media coverage on those 1% correct predictions that people forget their 99% failures............ In my opinion analysts are bunch of people who are smoking crack all the time, and making out charts when they are very high............... I'm not fan of Apple or love their products, but I'm just trying to be rational, because news of 2millions iPhone 5 selling in first weekend in china is sure to take the Apple's share higher, because it was bad news from china which brought the share down......... I think apple will start to go down after the launch of iPhone 5s, if they are unable to bring Any drastic changes to the UI of ios on idevices.................but if their is new UI then fanboys will again line up in droves to buy over expensive igadget..........

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 08:45 2

91. dex-4 (Posts: 22; Member since: 09 Dec 2010)


Apple is going to echo the housing market.

posted on 17 Dec 2012, 10:40

93. lubba (Posts: 1313; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)


Don't worry, the i5s is coming in a couple of months. They'll add some little addition to the same ole product to lure the ipholks back. Its a strategy that's works for Apple.

posted on 21 Dec 2012, 04:48

99. Droids-R-us (Posts: 34; Member since: 17 Sep 2012)


Hi Wendygarett, just thought I would say, not all fandroids are smart but all Androids are :) People like me who buy the top Android phones buy them because they are simply the the smartest as opposed the being the simply the simplest. (you know what phone I am hinting at) Most Android fans are very bright, you need to be smart to work out how to use them ;)

posted on 22 Dec 2012, 09:23

101. phonemirer (Posts: 111; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)


why apple is so hated on ??
-biased people and biased internet
-overated and overprized products and people think they re the best because the re the most expensive
- low durability
- pretty much the same os since 2007
- apple suing every company

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