Upgrades that come too fast with too few new features are pushing consumers away from the every-18-months upgrade treadmill.
There has been a lot of noise recently about consumers buying older iPhones instead of the latest iPhone 5. It seems like the question that people are asking themselves en masse when standing at an Apple Store (or even before that) is "Why upgrade when I can have almost the latest iPhone for less?"
Some analysts are worried and disappointed about the not-so-high iPhone 5 sales. Shares of Wall Street's favorite company start to shake when these worries transform into figures.
The Los Angeles Times reported that Apple's profit margins have suffered because so many consumers have been opting for older iPhone models. Nevertheless, Foxconn is pushing its employees to work harder to meet demand for the iPhone 5. These two pieces of news seem to contradict themselves, don't they?
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