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Sprint (S -3.3%) says it will subsidize iPhone prices by $200 more per device than other...

Sprint (S -3.3%) says it will subsidize iPhone prices by $200 more per device than other smartphones. The comment helps explain why Apple (AAPL) commands an outsized share of smartphone profits: Android (GOOG) buyers choose between multiple vendors, which gives carriers some pricing leverage over each one. But there's only one iPhone maker. (earlier)
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  • sanahjowhari
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    if can we predict to some extent the android market success, based on how users are positively and increasingly reacting to the platform, then Apple has a looming threat to its competitive advantage. Apple doesn't seem to be stupid, they probably see this coming...I think they might continue to leech profits on their smartphone platform until they can, but soon enough consumers will want Apple to do more
    27 Oct 2011, 01:59 PM Reply Like
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