Sunday, May 30, 2010
What is my take as a consumer on Apple’s products?
Apple’s has been getting a huge success for its products like iPod, iPhone and iPad. There is no denying that Steve Jobs is doing miraculous tasks for a company that was once considered as ‘dying’. But what impact Apple’s last five year’s winning journey will have on my life?
Honestly speaking, I certainly fall in the low level income group. So, I can’t buy iPhone or iPad. And I am not alone. There are millions of people in developing countries, who can buy a lost-cost handset from Nokia or Motorola but can’t buy an iphone. I may search topics on Google from cyber-cafes, use Windows OS or MS Office from other’s computers or login at any moment to my Yahoo! Mail account but I can’t afford to buy an iPhone. Unless, Apple has products for all income groups of the society and I find Apple as part of my daily digital life, I have slight objection for accepting Apple as the global IT leader irrespective of where that big company’s profit level goes.
By the way, I don’t believe in media reports. What I see around me, I believe in that. No reporter’s special product review can make me decide to purchase an iPhone. If my own product judgement seems to me positive and I can afford the product, I am going to buy it. I urge you to be rational like me.