Pear Shaped Android

From an IDC press release;

In fact, AndroidOne will go further and effectively create a bipolar “pear shaped” environment where the high end will be dominated by the likes of Apple and Samsung with their iPhone and Galaxy flagship devices; and the low end will increasingly converge around the $100 Average Selling Price (ASP) benchmark.

Note that the high-end Android market depends on Samsung.

Without Samsung, Android might be low-end ($100 ASP) only.

That’s a pretty bad situation. I think Google should be treating Samsung better.

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