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Eric Schmidt: Android is winning the war with iOS pretty clearly

13 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Eric Schmidt: Android is winning the war with iOS pretty clearly - read the full textIn an interview with Bloomberg yesterday, Google's CEO Eri Schmidt said Android is quite clearly winning its war against iOS. Schmidt compared the rivalry between Android and iOS in the mobile OS space to the Microsoft versus Apple debacle 20 years ago. This is a huge platform change; this...

 

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We need more os. . If there was only android the prices would go up . Personally i think we pay enough, don't you. The more os there is the more competion there is, therefore keeping the prices reasonable. So be careful what you wish for fans. You may get what you to find you cant afford it

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  • 2012-12-13 16:17
  • m5fC

What an ignorant guy.

Of course android is winning.

First of all iOS is only (mostly anyway) on iPhones

iPhones are not that many around the globe

iPhones are all expensive

iPhones have tons of limits

Android is in every phone imaginable (Samsung, htc, lg, sony, acer, motorola, dell, hp, asus, pikachu, naruto, liu kang, chun li lol)

Droid phones are everywhere you go on earth

Droid phones are cheap (Some).

So from these points who wouldn't know that android is the winner?

It's obvious that Apple isn't trying desperately to be number one. I mean this is the company that releases about two phones in a whole year.

This pales in comparison to the hundreds of droid phones (repetitive) released anually.

Apple is very happy where they are, that's why you never hear them bashing competitors in their ads or in their statements.

On the other hand every single phone/os maker won't just leave apple alone.

Why is that? They are not even number one in anything!

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  • 2012-12-13 16:15
  • N7AA

But it doesn't mean it's a good OS. Personally I find hangdroid a horrible complicated platform, overloaded with not necessary stuff.

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  • 2012-12-13 16:14
  • 0xys

> In reply to cookie monsturr @ 2012-12-13 16:07 from Mfxa - click to readThe mobile sector is growing fastest and taking market away from other devices, and you present it as the opposite. You are totally reversing facts. Infotainment in cars? That a niche product, im sure we will end up with simple brand specific solutions, and then the main interface will be the one that connects to your mobile device.

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  • 2012-12-13 16:13
  • vaNH

Of course its winning. If I don't like one phone i can go to another manufacturer. Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG. So many choices. Whereas, if you don't like the iphone design well you're shit out of luck.

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  • 2012-12-13 16:10
  • NB8V

Android Rules the world babe :)

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  • 2012-12-13 16:09
  • HE4@

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-13 16:02 from IWY} - click to readbut it cannot even reach what galaxy ace plus can offer with jellybean update so no chances for wp8!!

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  • 2012-12-13 16:08
  • MDVw

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-13 16:00 from IWY} - click to readyuo're 100% right!
google is a mickey mouse joke compared to apple and microsoft. google may be winning the war in the mobile world, but the mobile world is just at the tip of the ice berg right now. apple and microsoft are planning much bigger things compared to what google has in mind for the future.

there's no question about it.. microsoft is far ahead in its thinking when it comes to what's coming up in the future (i.e. new xbox, infotainment in cars, integration between entertainment/business/everyday living, holographic imaging, surface computers etc.)...

and android was exciting before, but now its just a default. when someone shows me an adoird phone now.. im not even interested in playing with it. its just NOT cool.
...next era of the microsoft take over is happening...

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  • 2012-12-13 16:07
  • Mfxa

Let the best win.

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  • 2012-12-13 16:05
  • 3TLx

And dont compare android to microsoft wp os to apple ios.android is just for there suckphones!!! Or smartphones that are very laggy,...

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  • 2012-12-13 16:05
  • t7XH

> In reply to ThugNasty @ 2012-12-13 15:58 from N7AA - click to readThis is exactly right. The top Android phones are a small percentage, majority are the flawed mid low range phones. WP8 is coming and will probably take away market share in this segment away from Google. Nokia is already starting with the Lumia 620.

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  • 2012-12-13 16:02
  • IWY}

He should have said android isnt counted as an enemy any more

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  • 2012-12-13 16:01
  • pT26

Obviously Android will win. I have even seen 50$ Android handsets by cheapo chineese companies. Yeah 50$. It's true. Just came to China or India. Markets are flooded with these type of handsets. All of the companies in the world making Android phones excluding Apple, RIM and Nokia. So 72% percent is nothing shocking.

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  • 2012-12-13 16:00
  • rJuA

Yeah!!almostall the brand of phone using android os.!!dont compare yes android is the demand of the people,but for begginers only,just bcoz wp and ios is slightly hard to manage but this 2 os has a quality os...but for android is not

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  • 2012-12-13 16:00
  • t7XH

The example is bad because Windows had over 90% market share with Mac OS only 3% yet Apple didn't die in fact it only grew stronger so how does Google think its winning? If history repeats itself, google should be scared as it may be the new Microsoft.

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  • 2012-12-13 16:00
  • IWY}

I think Android and ios both sucks, we need a fresh os like WP8 or Meego! and i cant wait or Sailfish os :)

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  • 2012-12-13 15:58
  • n7}x

Android Is Number one in 2016 And Apple Is 3rd 2016:)
second!! microsoft or Rim
Which

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  • 2012-12-13 15:58
  • 7xvU

Wow google, blowing your trumpet much?

In life nothing is static - especially technology.

Now android may be the top dog but in the near future some more advanced mobile os technology could overtake them.

Besides, the best of android is in the high end phones.

The mid and low range droids are heavily flawed.

This fault and flaw could be capitalized on by another mobile os company and could be used to drive android into the arms of history.

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  • 2012-12-13 15:58
  • N7AA

Apps for android are very primitive compared to ios

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  • 2012-12-13 15:57
  • fk6R

Yeah, that is obviously clear that Android is superior to iOS, but . . . . . I know Apple fruit pipo will come out here and read all words used by Google CEO to find out if there is any infringement or he use Apple patented words. Lol

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  • 2012-12-13 15:57
  • NXyB

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