Thursday December 29, 2016

Apple and Samsung Missed Holiday Smartphone Sales Opportunities

The analysts are weighing in on what they feel were missed opportunities for Apple and Samsung this holiday season. Of all the explanations given in the article, I think this person hit the nail on the head:

"Apple has the strongest ecosystem, with its hardware, software and app and content stores," said consumer tech and mobile industry consultant Chetan Sharma. "IPhone users looking for an upgrade stick with Apple. But in a year when Samsung dropped the ball in a huge way," he said, Apple "didn’t have a phone with a compelling enough feature set to lure Samsung owners away."