There's still room for a third major player, according to our readers!
What's worse, a lack of profits means that these same handset makers don't have the freedom to allocate as much resources to R&D as do their more profitable rivals. This, in practice, further limits their ability to innovate in a meaningful way in order to overcome. Which begs the question, once again, if there's room enough for a third.
Well, according to you, there definitely is, with some 56% of votes claiming so. On the other hand, just ~9% think there's just nothing companies outside of Apple and Samsung can do at this point. The inbetweeners—folks who think it's not impossible, but not likely either—account for about 35% of the votes. In conclusion, participants are mostly optimistic. Let's hope they're also right in the long term!