I don't typically evangelize for Apple (although my longtime love affair with their wares is well known), but I thought this was a useful analysis. Since I'm often asked about such things, I thought I'd share:

"iPhones have a reputation for being premium products, while Androids have a more democratic marketing angle (BlackBerry’s consumer marketing angle appears to be indecipherable). In fact, the cost of ownership of an iPhone is the lowest of all platforms: the iPhone hardware only costs you $13.20 per month if you resell it at the end of 18 months. Android phones cost 40% more."
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