Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is known for its innovative products and every time it releases a new device it becomes the center of discussion for all, even for rivals. The company has very loyal fans who choose to stick with Apple no matter how lucrative devices from competitors seem to be. The device has attracted reviews not only from the customers, but also from the competitors.
The new iPhones – iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – come with big screen sizes and are NFC enabled. Though they are the late entrants in these two arenas, but since they are Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) products everyone has an opinion for this device. While the reviews from the users were mixed, those from rivals, as we all can guess, were anti-Apple.
Samsung trolls Apple on Twitter
Whenever any smartphone maker makes a big launch it does pose several risks for the competitors and when it comes from Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) it is actually a big deal. Twitter is being used by the handsets makers as an increasingly popular advertising platform. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has been promoted on Twitter by the South Korean giant Samsung and was on top on Twitter. While Apple Live and iPhone 6 were the top trends on Twitter, the top spot was help by Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Samsung was seen trolling Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Twitter with funny tweets.
HTC, BlackBerry too made fun
Another rival HTC did not find the iPhone 6 as much exciting as was hyped. The Taiwanese firm believed that the new iPhone was just another iteration of its previous models with similar features, and had nothing new to offer. HTC said that they have been offering lot many features from long. A tweet from HTC, read “Bigger screen. Better performance. Elegant design. Welcome to the party #iPhone6.”
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) too didn’t seem very much impressed with the new iPhone from Apple. This company is a firm believer of designing handsets for the enterprises only. It tweeted – “Rumor has it we’ll hear about #iOS8 today…but #BlackBerry10 remains the winning choice for #enterprise: http://t.co/B8Zw5qw8Gn #BBFactCheck.”