Steve Wozniak: Apple was late for three years with the release of a large iPhone




American developer computers Steve Wozniak, founded in 1976, along with Steve Jobs Apple, often speaks about the products of Cupertino corporation. This week, in an interview with CNNMoney he suggested new phones iPhone and iPhone 6 6 Plus. According to him, Apple was late for three years with the release of smartphones with large screens.


«Apple could capture a larger share of the smartphone market, if released the iPhone with a larger screen three years ago – said Wozniak. – Then the company successfully compete with Samsung ».

Wozniak sure that more iPhone could help Apple to effectively counter Samsung. Record sales of the iPhone and the iPhone 6 6 Plus, which is only for the first weekend has sold 10 million copies, confirmed his hypothesis. At the moment, the share of the South Korean manufacturer in the smartphone market is 24%, versus 12% for Apple.

In September, Tim Cook told why Apple did not hurry with the announcement of a large iPhone. He said that the company could release “planshetofon” a few years ago. But in Cupertino set a goal to bring to mind the existing development to release the best in every aspect of the device. Cook noted that for the convenience of working with a large screen Apple has developed a special mode Reachability . However, he rejected any suggestion that the iPhone 6 Plus is a response to smartphones Samsung.

In an interview with CNNMoney Wozniak also spoke about the watch Apple Watch. WHO called the device advanced fitness tracker, though not rule out that it will sell well, because apart from the competition. The businessman tried a variety of models of smart hours, but eventually abandoned them due to the limited functionality and poor battery life.


Steve Wozniak, along with Jobs founded Apple and created the Apple I computers and Apple II. In 1981 he had an accident on his plane. As a result of the crash, WHO received retrograde amnesia for the first time decided not to return to work at Apple, where he was vice-president in charge of research and development. 12 years after the founding of the California Corporation, February 6, 1987 Wozniak again leaves Apple, this time for good. Steve Wozniak still listed employee in the company, and even receives a salary, as if it was a stake.

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