NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The bulk of Apple (AAPL) analysts' criticism has centered around the iMaker's seeming unwillingness to serve secondary markets with a cheap iPhone. The argument is that Apple is losing huge market share to Samsung in markets like Russia, India and Eastern Europe. And this will eventually be Apple's undoing. I guess the premise is that market share is everything.This obviously flies in the face of everything that has made Apple the dominant force and the one true innovator. Apple has always led the market, others follow initially with cheap knock-offs, then become more mature. However, Samsung and others lag greatly in terms of total profit compared to Apple.
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