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Is Android now setting the standard?

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A few years ago, it seemed as if nearly everyone in the world was jumping on the Apple bandwagon, and the iPhone was THE device to have. Recently though it seems as if more and more people are now ditching the iOS devices in favour of using phones with the Android OS and my question is, does that now mean that the dominance of Apple, especially in the smartphone market, is now over, or do we think it's just a dip and they will be able to bounce back?

Personally I think that Apple are going to have to re-design the iPhone completely now, and stop just upgrading them to get their fan-base back. Apple is still a popular brand, but people are now starting to see that for a premium price, they are no longer getting a premium device to show for it.

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Well, it is like still there is fan group for Apple which is constantly going for Apple only.

For me android is able to become solid because of its price range. People even can have android budget in small budget which is surely not possible with IOS. Is it? I think Apple needs to take care of big group who purchase under budget gadgets. This is what I think personally. 

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The price of the Android devices is no doubt helping as they do tend to be cheaper than the iOS platform, but a lot of that is down to Apple. Lets not forget that the iPhone hasn't really undergone major changes since it was first released, just upgrades, one after another but yet they are still charging the same as if it was still a brand new system.

If Apple admitted the fact that the iOS is now old, and set it's price to reflect that, then it wouldn't have lost as many customers as it now as I wouldn't have thought.

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One of the top reasons why Android is so popular is because they made the project open source. If you are going to combine all of the manufacturers in the market, Apple wont be able to keep up. That's the power of open source, anyone is allowed to develop the OS, it minimized the cost in research, development, and test--They listen closely to the voice of their customers more than what Apple has done.

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