Do you know the address? statistical help This has a well-known ring for longtime followers of Apple. Responding to related skepticism in 2004, Steve Jobs, who is the companyÃ¢ÂÂs late co-founder, said that AppleÃ¢ÂÂs market share is bigger than BMWÃ¢ÂÂs or MercedesÃ¢ÂÂs in the automotive market. Six years after the release of the original iPhone, Apple no longer holds the mobile marketplace to itself. It has to compete against gigantic competitors such as Samsung Electronics, Motorola and Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK), which are now respectively, division of Google and soon will become part of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Apple also needs to buck up to compete with a stream of its new rivals such as Xiaomi of China and Micromax of India.