Is the iPhone (AAPL) losing its hold on China? Android has been rapidly gaining followers in the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Is the iPhone (AAPL) losing its hold on China? Android has been rapidly gaining followers in the country, and not just among low-end users who can't afford Apple's newest model. "China has had a series of love affairs with one phone manufacturer after another," notes one local consultant. Two reasons not to count Apple out: we're just a few months removed from a blowout quarter for Chinese sales, and the iPhone 4 price cut means Apple can now go after mid-range users with a phone sporting a retina display. (also)