Apple Surpasses Motorola, Now No. 1 U.S. Phone Maker
Based on the quarterly reports of both Apple and Motorola, it appears that Apple is now the nation's largest provider of mobile phones. Apple sold 8.8 million iPhones in its most recent quarter, and Motorola sold 8.5. Motorola has held the top spot for years. According to Forbes, Motorola sold more than 46 million RAZR phones in the first quarter of 2006. Since then, its sales dropped steadily in the face of fierce competition. Despite Motorola's surprise profit posted this quarter, it now ranks second among U.S.-based mobile phone makers. For comparison, RIM, which is based in Canada, shipped 10.5 million handsets in its most recent quarter. Nokia remains the overall world handset leader. It sold 107.8 million handsets, though its share of the U.S. market ranks below 10%
Apr 26, 2017
Google has this week made good on previous promises to make it easier for people to locate their cars after parking them. Maps for Android and iOS is being updated with a dedicated "Save Your Parking" tool that lets people not only pinpoint the location of their car on a map, but add details such as floor level, section, or parking spot for large parking structures.
Jun 21, 2017
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
Sep 12, 2018
Apple today announced the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max. These devices are upgrades to last year's iPhone X and feature the same design.
Jun 6, 2018
Motorola today announced the Moto Z3 Play, its third-generation Mod-compatible mid-range phone. The Z3 Play carries over the general size and shape of previous Z-branded phones in order to maintain backward compatibility with the Moto Mod snap-on accessories.
Jan 30, 2018
Verizon Wireless has cancelled any and all plans it had to sell handsets from Chinese phone maker Huawei due to pressure from the federal government, according to sources cited by Bloomberg. Verizon Wireless was on deck to sell Huawei's flagship device, the Mate 10 Pro, but has bowed to the government's wishes.
How do you like them apples?
Too too many ID-10T errors in the Apple software. 😉
New World Order
Both of these companies, Moto and Apple have mu...
World-wide vs Domestic
Comparing those figures to Motorola US domestic sales, are not accurate. The Droid is still outselling the iphone in the US. 😉
Apple sold 8.8M iPhones worldwide.
Here's a quote directly from Motorola's quarterly results:
Mobile Devices sales of $1.6 billion; shipped 8.5 million handsets, including 2.3 million smartphones; operating...
I admit that the iPhone is pretty cool, I have an iPod Touch so I have an idea of how it works and I have friends that have one too but this is a bit overrated.
As for the "one phone" release comment. The reason I say they released just one phone is because the iPhone hasn't changed except for a few tweaks. From the first device to the latest the only changes has been slight. Even the Motorola RAZR ...
I'm no koolaid drinker but until Win7 phone is released, it is the best device out there.
Plus I have had bad luck with Moto devices.