The Saturation of the Smartphone Market

Have Smartphone Sales Hit the Saturation Point? via ReadWriteWeb / Mobile.

> The iPhone 5 speed bump, if it is a significant factor to curtailing smartphone growth, is only a temporary problem - solved when Apple releases its next device. Digging a little into Strategy Analytics' numbers, though, reveals that Apple may face a bigger problem.

This begs two questions:

  1. What happens when the paradigm shifts and Apple can no longer sustain its dominating presence in the mobile phone market?
  2. Can any other company fill their shoes once this happens or will yet another shift in mobile computing occur, allowing Apple to remain at the forefront of innovation?