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Re: Apple completely out of touch with reality

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____/ JEDIDIAH on Tuesday 29 Dec 2009 23:13 : \____

> On 2009-12-29, Tim Smith <reply_in_group@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> In article <2889557.SPkdTlGXAF@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>>  Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Apple is a no-starter in the vast majority of the world (and class).
>>> Apple will never have mass appeal in the board market, just a portion of it.
                                             ^^^^^ I meant "broad"

>> Yet the iPhone zooms to the top of the sales charts in pretty much every
>> country it is introduced in. That shoots down your theory.
> ...like Japan?
> These Japan numbers bring into question all of these other claimed stats.
> Been there, done that, have the expired day passes.
> The iPhone is an overpriced niche product with a lot of hype behind it. The
> fanboys at the Mall standing in long lines for a new product launch look very
> impressive but don't necessarily indicate anything more widespread.
> Cook the numbers long enough and you can claim anything.

Japan has ALWAYS been a top market for Apple. For OS X too... at one stage selling more Macs than PCs
based on some criterion.

Japan is a tiny country. Try China...

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