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All of the -- already set to announce its fiscal year 2013 third quarter earnings after the bell today many analysts predicting -- the tech giant will fall short of expectations.
And it's consumers have been steering away from costly -- high fat high and Smartphones.
How will apple and other Smartphone makers stay competitive -- back as president of the technology blog techno buffalo.
Please come join us here with the -- Smartphones and which gives you the most bang for your bucks are welcome to you.
Thank you might think -- revenue up so apple is you know reports tonight do you expect more evidence here that the Smartphone boom is ending.
Yeah I think we -- seeing the very slow when caught a burst but the slow laying out an air.
Of the Smartphone bubble if you will be spent -- to get more and more megapixels I -- screens.
Are finding themselves facing a very saturated.
We've got emerging markets -- how much potential is there I know we.
Covering China and a slowing economy there but there are other emerging markets out there so again what's the potential.
Sure tremendous potential for emerging market to speaking of apple which will see their earnings after the closing bell expected to announce a lower cost.
I don't sometime in September October timeframe which should position in very nicely against the lower -- android phones here are going to compete in markets.
In India in South America really we're huge huge huge untapped resource and of Smartphone buyers is going to dealer.
So not only do you have a saturated market you have a crowded marketplace you -- it and dread when you've also got Blackberry which is hang -- there and some people would say.
Samsung galaxy four.
What do you think is best positioned to benefit in the slowing demand marketplace.
So I think -- apple plays their cards right they are really well resistant positioned their vertical integration has been really well located.
To maintain everything from the -- keep their component costs will -- -- hardware they make the software.
They can control everything they're no external variables a supply chains they have to worry about.
They are facing really direct competition from the stands and really every angle -- that mind share and market -- Samsung is really becoming everywhere.
I like the galaxy S four available on all four carriers in the US the in the lower price model.
They galaxy S for -- so they're fighting the battle it really every price point grapple right now is fighting just one.
But they -- that lower price market and they're really getting your stance on -- for their get out your dollar.
John we just showed our here's a comparison of those two models side by side so.
What are the most important characteristics consumers are considering when purchasing their Smartphone is -- price is -- screen size is it how.
Easy -- difficult it is to customize.
Just the prices -- out on subsidies on a two year contract are about the same some folks their efforts in the stands are looking for a larger screen size.
It's got a about a five inch screen vs the forestry and on the guy from looking for more customization options -- -- is notoriously more open letting users customize their experience.
Folks are looking good apple looking for more steam with app experience apple got ecosystem absolutely nailed.
The over 800000 applications.
And Apple's apps or you can get apps for actually everything and it just works those -- and also use apple computers at home.
I really can live inside of Apple's walled garden very happily.
For many years so much mark thank you use most often so right now -- right next to me I have a Samsung galaxy S for the Google edition which is running.
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I think you -- and it.
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