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Monday, February 3, 2014

The mobile Broadband War: Different Perspectives.. Could Apple be in trouble?--Some Inforgraphics


These charts illustrates how Apple's lead in the tablet market is slowly melting away as the company's competitors are finally gaining a foothold in the market Apple used to dominate at will. - Some Insights from Statista.com. 





Ever since the original iPhone was introduced in 2007, Apple has been growing at a breathtaking pace. Most recently though Apple's remarkable run has come to an end. Due in part to a lack of new products and in part to the company's ​slightly unhealthy dependence on the iPhone​, Apple is no longer able to maintain the level of growth its investors have gotten used to. 


The company reported net sales of $57.6 billion for the holiday quarter and posted a net profit of $13 billion. iPhone sales fell short of expectations though, as the supposedly 'cheap' iPhone 5C apparently failed to hit a nerve with consumers. Analysts and investors, who had hoped that the new iPhone models would add momentum to Apple's smartphone business, were disappointed and Apple's shares are currently down 8 percent.



To really reignite its growth motor, Apple will probably need to release entirely new products, be it the long-rumoured Apple television or the equally infamous iWatch.





Apple's Growing Dependence on the iPhone




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