Apple Vs. Samsung And Google?
By A. I. Houriani:There's a lot of noise today regarding Samsung's (SSNLF.PK) new position as the leading manufacturer of smartphones. Apple (AAPL) is currently down as investors are biting their nails, but unjustly so. I analyzed Samsung's recently released quarterly report which was impressive; not because of its 81% increase in net income, but through its mobile market expansion which led to an 86.4% increase in mobile sales.This report has become a troubling figure for Apple investors, so I began analyzing the situation. As shown in Samsung's financial report, market demand in developed countries for Samsung's smartphones has decreased, but demand in China helped push Samsung to its record earnings. Now, how much of a threat is this to Apple? Interestingly enough, it's not Apple that should be worried, but Nokia (NOK), since most of Samsung's current 25% market share in China was snatched from Nokia.Currently, Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy,Complete Story »