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ALL THAT MATTERS IS APPS. Let’s keep repeating that until you get it.
Now, some people think “enough” is 16
Until Android gets “enough” apps (let’s say that’s 5,000) it won’t enable average people to consider it because they will look stupid when going into the store to buy one.
That said, I can’t see any scenario that takes Apple’s iPad out of the #1 slot this year. That’s why it has no competition and why Techcrunch is right.
The only reason they are so "cheap" is because you have to have a 2-year contract with heavy penalties for early cancellation as well as being required to sign up for a data plan. You are still paying full price for the product, but it hurts a little less considering you are spreading out your payments over 24 months.Andriod has largely succeeded in handsets because it allows high spec smart phones to be at a price point which enables networks to offer them very cheaply/free...
Actually it is one of the better articles that have been released compared to half I have seen in past few months besides this is an iPad forum so it should be posted I also moderate the Android forum and see articles that users post regard Google, Android and every one there seems happy with that. As tzimisce stated some people will start foaming at the mouth and getting hot under the collar so I guess we better get the fire extinguishes out..... This forum is about sharing information and that is what the Op has done. Every one has a right to agree or disagree with the Article.
Now you don't have to buy a 2-year contract with a voice plan and data plan. If you just want to buy an iPhone from Verizon (for example) with no "commitments", the iPhone 4 will also be available for purchase at full retail price - $649.99 for the 16GB model, and $749.99 for the 32GB model.