said by haroldo: said by dellsweig:
...2) Why would they change their product line (cheapen it with a cheap phone)...
Otherwise, they'd be ignoring hundreds of millions potential customers (mosty outside the US, etc.)
It is estimated that India's Per Capita Income will register an average growth rate of 13% during 2011-20 so as to reach $4,200 by 2020. (((there are a 1.25 billion people there)))
And based on Apple history - my guess is they are content on letting the low end manufacturers (and low margin) have htis market - it is unlike apple to go after volume over margin..
I am no way a market anaylst - these guys and the rest of the rumor mill can knock themselves out - I prefer to look at history - whether its for technology or politics....--
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