Monday, April 30, 2007

Microsoft's Marketing Genius....

Given Microsoft's magnificent success with the iPod-killing Zune, snatching up 2.5% of MP3 player sales as compared to Apple's mere 72.3%, perhaps I underestimate CEO Steve Ballmer:
There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance.
Personally, I expect the iPhone to be a huge seller.

I was highly skeptical of the iPhone... until I saw it. And that was before I heard some very favorable commentary on it from non-technically oriented people.

I also suspect that by the time it hits the market, the iPhone will be even more fully featured than it was at the time of its introduction. I expect that, as with the iPod, there will ultimately be a family of iPhones which compete with (and outshine) competing products at all comparable price points.

1 comment:

  1. The second gen iPhone will rock. Having seen it and looked at what specs there are, I'm not impressed with the current version.

    That said, Ballmer a tool? Next you'll tell me water is wet.


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