Apple Clones Amazon Tactics

Apple is determined to win back the leading market share in smartphones . So Cupertino took a took a page out of the Amazon playbook and nuked smartphone prices. Look at what this means:

ZDNet says it all – Apples Pricing Nukes the  Smartphone Market

And so this feature comparison raises a question about feature pricing-

Category iPhone 4S Samsung Galaxy IIS Moto Droid Bionic HTC Titan
Platform iOS 5 Android 2.3.4 with
TouchWiz 4.0
Android 2.3.4 with custom skin Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
Processor Dual-core Apple A5 (likely 1GHz) 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 1GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4430 1.5GHz single-core Qualcomm Snapdragon
RAM 512MB 1GB 1GB 512MB
Storage 16GB / 32GB / 64GB internal 16GB / 32GB internal, microSDHC expansion 16GB internal, microSDHC expansion 16GB internal
Cellular Quadband GSM, quadband HSPA+ 14.4, CDMA / EDVO Rev. A Quadband GSM, quadband HSPA+ 21 / 42 or CDMA / EV-DO Rev. A, WiMax CDMA / EV-DO Rev. A, LTE Quadband GSM, triband HSPA+ 14.4
WiFi 802.11b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Display size 3.5 inches 4.3 or 4.5 inches 4.3 inches 4.7 inches
Display resolution 960 x 640 800 x 480 960 x 540 800 x 480
Display technology IPS LCD Super AMOLED Plus Pentile-matrix TFT LCD TFT LCD
Integrated TV-out Dock connector MHL HDMI No
Primary camera 8 megapixel AF, f2.4 lens, BSI sensor, LED flash 8 megapixel AF, LED flash 8 megapixel AF, LED flash 8 megapixel AF, f2.2 lens, BSI sensor, dual-LED flash
Secondary camera VGA 2 megapixel VGA 1.3 megapixel
Video recording 1080p at 30fps 1080p at 30fps 1080p at 30fps 720p at 30fps
Video calling Yes Yes Yes Yes
Location / orientation sensors AGPS, compass, accelerometer, gyroscope AGPS, compass, accelerometer, gyroscope AGPS, compass, accelerometer, gyroscope AGPS, compass, accelerometer, gyroscope
Quoted max talk time 8 hours on 3G, 14 hours on 2G 7-8.7 hours on 3G 10.8 hours on 3G 6.8 hours on 3G, 11.8 hours on 2G
Quoted max media playtime 40 hours audio, 10 hours video 5 hours video 6.5 hours video Unknown
Voice Commands Siri Voice Control Google Voice and Actions Google Voice and Actions Mango Voice Control
Cloud Support Across iDevices Broad set of Apps Broad set of Apps TBD
Battery 1420+mAh, embedded 1650-1850mAh, removable 1735mAh, removable 1600mAh, removable
Weight 140 grams / 4.9 oz. 116 grams / 4.1 oz. to 130 grams / 4.6 oz. 158 grams / 5.6 oz. 160 grams / 5.6 oz.
Dimensions 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm 125.3 mm x 66.1 mm x 8.49 mm to
129.8 x 69.6 x 9.65mm
127.5 x 66.9 x 10.99mm 131.5 x 70.7 x 9.9mm

Is this going to be enough for Apple….ohhh and its the last time I will believe the Media’s Apple hype.